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Fish 'Molli'

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Introduction

It's a spicy twist to one of Nigella's recipes and a southern-Indian favourite.

It's a spicy twist to one of Nigella's recipes and a southern-Indian favourite.

Ingredients

Serves: serves 4-6

Metric Cups
  • 1 red onion (sliced finely)
  • 5⅛ centimetres piece of fresh root ginger (sliced finely)
  • 5 cloves garlic (sliced)
  • 2 sticks lemongrass (bruised)
  • 5 dried chillies (blanched in hot water and pounded)
  • 1 tomato (quartered)
  • curry leaves
  • 2 coconut milk (from 2 coconuts)
  • 6 white fish
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 pinch of salt (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 red onion (sliced finely)
  • 2 inches piece of fresh gingerroot (sliced finely)
  • 5 cloves garlic (sliced)
  • 2 sticks lemongrass (bruised)
  • 5 dried chiles (blanched in hot water and pounded)
  • 1 tomato (quartered)
  • curry leaves
  • 2 coconut milk (from 2 coconuts)
  • 6 white fish
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 pinch of salt (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Method

Fish 'Molli' is a community recipe submitted by roshrat and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Saute the onions,ginger,garlic, lemon grass, chilli and curry leaves then add the tomatoes and turmeric powder.
  • Add a cup of water and simmer for 5 mins.
  • Add in the fish.
  • When almost cooked, add in the coconut milk and simmer on low heat (to prevent curdling) until fish is cooked.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Saute the onions,ginger,garlic, lemon grass, chilli and curry leaves then add the tomatoes and turmeric powder.
  • Add a cup of water and simmer for 5 mins.
  • Add in the fish.
  • When almost cooked, add in the coconut milk and simmer on low heat (to prevent curdling) until fish is cooked.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Additional Information

    You can substitute fried fish if you prefer. Serve with rice.

    You can substitute fried fish if you prefer. Serve with rice.

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