Fish molly / fish mollee

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
1/2 kg fish (preferably king fish or pomfret)

Onion 1 medium

Ginger and Garlic 1 tablespoon each (crushed)

Green chillies split lengthwise 4

Tomato 1 medium

Pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

Thin Coconut milk 1 1/2 cup

Thick Coconut milk 1/2 cup

Salt, oil and curry leaves accordingly

For Marination:

Pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

Chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

Lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon



  • Marinate the fish pieces with pepper powder, turmeric powder, salt and lemon juice. Keep it for half an hour.
  • Shallow fry the marinated fish for just 2-3 minutes. Heat oil in a pan. Add crushed ginger garlic and green chillies.
  • Add chopped onions. Once the onion becomes soft add chopped tomato,turmeric powder,pepper powder and curry leaves and saute till the tomato goes soft.
  • Add thin coconut milk and let it boil. Add the fried fish pieces and salt to this and boil for further 5 minutes.
  • Add thick coconut milk and boil for another two minutes.


Fish Molly / Fish Mollee, photo 1
Fish Molly / Fish Mollee, photo 2


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