Easy Fish Molee (South Indian-Style Fish Stew With Coconut)

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16Ingredients
290Calories
35Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 basa fillets (large, or any firm fleshed white fish)
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 sprig fresh curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 red chillies (smalls, de-seeded if you don't want much heat)
  • 1 onion (medium, sliced finely)
  • 4 large garlic cloves (sliced finely)
  • 1 inch ginger piece (sliced finely)
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander (sliced finely)
  • 1 tomato (diced)

Directions

  1. Cut the fish into four pieces each. Marinate with 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric, chilli powder, salt and lemon juice.
  2. In the meanwhile, heat the olive oil. When hot, add the curry leaves and mustard seeds until the latter begins to pop.
  3. Add the onion, garlic, ginger and chillies. Cook until the onion is soft and translucent.
  4. Now add the remaining one teaspoon of turmeric powder. If it sticks add a bit of the coconut milk and continue to fry for about a minute.
  5. Add the remaining coconut milk and tomato. Drop the heat to low and let it come to a boil slowly.
  6. Now add the pieces of fish. Cover and cook until the fish is cooked through. Adjust seasoning and add the vinegar.
  7. Take off the heat, add the chopped coriander and serve with steamed white rice.
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NutritionView more

290Calories
Sodium9%DV220mg
Fat43%DV28g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs4%DV12g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories290Calories from Fat250
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat28g43%
Saturated Fat21g105%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium220mg9%
Potassium420mg12%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat250
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate12g4%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Rosie Maggie 29 Oct 2017
This was so tasty! I loved it :)