Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Fish Molee - Kerala Style Gravy Fish

At times I wonder why the name Molee ( Is it give after a Molly Aunty) or a foreign term in a mallu way. Anyways, fish molee reminds of dish prepared when we have guests at home or when it's served during weddings in Kerala.  


  1. Fish Slice - 250gms
  2. Oil            - 2 tbsp
  3. Water       - 1/2 Cup
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Onion Sliced - 1/2 Cup
  6. Ginger Sliced - 1/2 tsp
  7. Garlic Sliced - 1/2 tsp
  8. Green Chilles - 6 split at one end
  9. Peppercon - 1/2 tsp (crushed)
  10. Vinegar -2 tbsp
  11. Turmic powder - 1/2 tsp
  12. Coconut milk - 1/2 Cup
How to Prepare Fish Molee
  • Heat oil in the mud pot (meen chatty) and saute sliced onion, garlic, ginger, green chillie and peppercorns without changing the colour
  • Add the fish slices, salt, sufficient water, vinegar and turmeric powder.
  • Cover and cook slowly till the fish is done.
  • When the gravy thickens add coconut milk and simmer on mild heat without curdling.
  • Remove from the stove and serve hot along with Appam or Bole. 

1 comment:

Conrad Agnel Roy said...

hi very happy nice fish