Fish Moilee

Fish in a mildly spiced creamy coconut gravy

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Fish Moilee
Main Ingredients Rohu Fish, 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 Fish cut into ½ inch thick slices
  • to taste Coconut Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 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. Apply a little salt and lemon juice and set aside for fifteen minutes. Heat the oil in a kadai, add the mustard seeds.
  2. When they splutter, add the curry leaves and sauté for ten seconds. Add the onions and cook until soft and translucent.
  3. Add the ginger paste, garlic paste, green chillies, turmeric powder and fish pieces. Cook on high heat for half a minute.
  4. Add the coconut milk and adjust salt. Cook covered on low heat for about ten minutes. Serve hot with steamed rice.

Nutrition Info

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