Fish Moilee

A South Indian fish curry


  • Rohu fish 600 grams
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons
  • Oil 2 tablespoons
  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves10
  • Onions, chopped 2 medium
  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons
  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons
  • Green chillies, slit 3
  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon
  • Coconut milk 1 1/2 cups


Clean, wash and cut fish into one inch slices. Apply a little salt and lemon juice and keep aside for fifteen minutes.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. 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. Serve hot with steamed rice.

Recipe Contributed By:

Andrea Charles



Time: 20-25 minutes

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