Fish Moilee

A light and simple yet tasty preparation of fish cooked in coconut milk.

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Fish Moilee
Main Ingredients Rohu, Coconut Milk
Cuisine Kerala
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Fish Moilee

  • 600 grams Rohu
  • Coconut Milk
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 10 Curry leaves
  • 2 medium Onions chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger paste
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic paste
  • 3 Green chillies slit
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 cups Coconut milk


  1. Clean, wash and cut fish into one inch slices. Apply a little salt and lemon juice and keep aside for fifteen minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds. Add onions and cook until soft and translucent.
  3. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, slit green chillies, turmeric powder and fish pieces. Cook on high heat for half a minute. Add coconut milk and adjust salt. Cook covered on low heat for about ten minutes.
  4. Serve hot with steamed rice.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2166
Carbohydrates 92.9
Protein 113.7
Fat 148.6
Other Fiber Iron- 14.5mg