Kuttanadan Fish Molly

Marinated fish pieces are fried and then cooked in coconut milk

Kuttanadan Fish Molly

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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