How to make Seafood Moilee Spaghetti -

Spaghetti cooked in the famous Kerala dish - mixed seafood moilee.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Spaghetti (स्पेघेटी), Prawns (प्रॉन/कोलम्बी/झींगा)

Cuisine : Indo-Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Seafood Moilee Spaghetti

Seafood Moilee Spaghetti Recipe Card


The main difference between Italian and Indo Italian dishes is that the dishes which require stuffing, Indian vegetables and masalas replace the authentic Italian ones. 
Authentic Italian foods use the typical Italian herbs to flavour but very little chillies. And since we Indians like our food to be spicier, plenty of chilli flakes do the needful.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Seafood Moilee Spaghetti Recipe

  • Spaghetti 200 grams

  • Prawns shelled and deveined 1/2 cups

  • Boneless fish cut into 1 inch cubes 400 grams

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 2

  • Curry leaves 5-6

  • Onions finely sliced 2 small

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Canned coconut milk 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • Red tomato few thin strips

  • Fried basil leaves 8-10

  • Lemon wedge 1


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick kadai, add mustard seeds and when they splutter, add ginger, green chillies and mix. Add curry leaves and mix. Add onions and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 2

Add approximately 1 cup water, turmeric powder and mix well.

Step 3

Add coconut milk, spaghetti and cook for half a minute. Add salt and 1 cup water. Cook, stirring continuously, till the spaghetti is cooked.

Step 4

Add prawns and fish and mix well. Cook for 5-6 minutes and switch off the heat.

Step 5

Transfer the spaghetti into a serving bowl. Sprinkle lemon juice, garnish with thin strips of tomato, basil leaves and lemon wedge and serve hot.

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