Kuttanadan Fish Molly

Marinated fish pieces are fried and then cooked in coconut milk

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Kuttanadan Fish Molly

Marinated fish pieces are fried and then cooked in coconut milk

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

By Mia Varghese

Published On: 28 Sep 2010

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1

For preparing kuttanadan fish molly, first make gashes on the fish pieces and marinate in a mixture of turmeric powder and salt.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish pieces to a light golden color. Do not fry too much. Keep the fried fish aside.

Step 3

Put the grated coconut with some water in a mixer and extract the first thick and second thin extraction of coconut milk.

Step 4

Heat remaining oil in wok and fry onion, green chillies, sliced ginger, garlic and curry leaves. Saute till onion becomes translucent.

Step 5

Pour the thin extraction of coconut milk and simmer in low flame. Stir in fried fishes and sliced tomato.

Step 6

Meanwhile, mix maida in 1/4 cup water. After simmering for 5 minutes, add the thick extraction of coconut milk.

Step 7

Pour the maida mixture into the fish molly and simmer till the sauce starts thickening.

Step 8

Remove the vessel from fire. Kuttanadan fish molly, a coastal delicacy, is ready. Serve hot with appam.

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