Fish Molee / Kerala style Fish stew




Ingredients:-

To marinate and fry fish
Fish fillet - 1/2 kg
Crushed Black pepper - 1/2 tea spoon
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tea spoon
Salt to taste
Oil
To make the sauce
Mustard seeds ( optional)
Cloves - 5
Cardamom lightly crushed - 4
Cinnamon - 1 
Onion chopped - 2 nos
Gralic chopped - 4 cloves
Ginger chopped - an inch piece (optional)
Green chillies - 4- 5 nos half slit
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder - a large pinch
Crushed Black pepper - 1/2 tea spoon 
Tomato chopped - 1 nos or lime juice - 1 tea spoon
Thin coconut milk - 2 cup
Thick coconut milk - 1 cup
Oil - 1 tablespoon
Curry leaves
Salt to taste

Method
Clean and cut the fish into medium pieces
Marinate it with turmeric powder,pepper powder and salt.Keep aside for 30 minutes to an hour
Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry this fish pieces and drain on paper towels.
Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan and fry cinnamon , cloves and cardamom( if using mustard seeds , first add it, let it pop and then add the whole spices)
Saute' chopped onions,ginger,garlic and green chillies.
When they are soft and have a flavour add remaining turmeric powder , red chilli powder and combine it well
Pour the thin coconut milk to the pan and add chopped tomatoes and bring to boil
Now add the fried fish pieces , cook it covered for 10 minutes
Add thick coconut milk and curry leaves and let it stand on a low flame for 2-3minutes
Remove from fire and serve hot
    Cheers!!!!
    Recipe source :- My mom, and she got it from a cook book by Mrs. K . M Mathew

    31 comments:

    Sailaja Damodaran said...

    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!

    Faiza Ali said...

    Looks delicious and yummy.Congrats on your half century dear. Keep rocking !

    Rekha shoban said...

    delicious and yummyyyyy!!! congrats on ur 50th award

    Pavithra said...

    Wow Wonderful delicious, rich and creamy one.. Congrats on ur 50th post dearie.. wish u reach milestone soon.

    Kitchen Flavours said...

    Fish in coconut milk is extremely yum combo...looks yummylicious....

    priya said...

    wow....yummy recipe....nice presentation, dear!...n congrats on ur 50th post!

    Hari Chandana said...

    Congrats on your 50th post..

    Ann said...

    Congrats on your 50th post Sarah..thats the yummy recipe to celebrate..

    Sarah Naveen said...

    Thanx a bunch Sailaja,Faiza and rekha!!!

    Sarah Naveen said...

    Thanx a lot KF,priya.hari,and Ann!!!!
    Thnx for all your support and encouragement!!!

    Gita said...

    The dish looks tempting...I love these types of fish stews with coconut milk...have to try it soon :)

    Priya said...

    Congrats on your 50th post Sarah, delicious fish stew..

    Vrinda said...

    Yummy fish molee,my fav too...

    Sarah Naveen said...

    Thanx Gita,Priya and Vrinda!!! My fav too!!!

    Parita said...

    Congratulations!

    En Samaiyal said...

    This is looking great yaar...Same procedure is my fish sodhi ,i learned from my mother-in-law . u can see the recipe in my blog too.
    Pls collect ur awards from my blog dear...

    Aysha said...

    Congrats on ur 50th post dear...u rock...n ur recipes r d best...love visiting ur blog...d fish molee looks so tasty yaar...

    Padma said...

    Congrats on your 50th post Sarah... keep rocking :)

    Sarah Naveen said...

    Thanx Parita and En samaiyal...i ll dfntly have a look at ur recipe!!

    Sarah Naveen said...

    Thanx for the honeyed words Aysha darlings!!!
    Thnx a bunch Padma!!!

    Erica said...

    Congratulations on you 50th post!!That dish looks fantastic.

    Sarah Naveen said...

    Thanx Erica!!!

    Tresa Augustine said...

    Congrats!!!..

    Ur fish molly looks too good....yummy...Which fish u used?

    Sarah Naveen said...

    Thnx Simi...I used King fish!!!

    Yasmeen said...

    Happy 50!healthy looking fish molee :)

    lissie said...

    I am drooling, Sarah! plz send it over to me with some appams.... :)
    congrats on your 50th post!

    Duchess of Tea said...

    Darling, this dish looks fantastically delicious. I will try it, hope mine comes out good. Wish me luck. Thanks for sharing

    Love & Hugs
    Duchess ♥♥♥

    forkbootsandapalette said...

    make me miss my mom so much..she makes a really mean fish moilee..thanks for the recipe

    Reshmi said...

    for a long time i was searching for this recipie...finally i got it...a nice one sarah....it looks so delightful....

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