November 23, 2011

Fish Molly


First we have to marinate and then fry ..For that we need the following items:

Fish fillet - 1/2 kg
Crushed Black pepper - 1/2 tea spoon
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tea spoon
Salt to taste
To make the gravy:

Oil - 1 tbspn
Few Mustard seeds
Cloves - 4
Cardamom  - 3-4 ( crushed , so that smells and taste better)
Cinnamon - 1
Onion (chopped) - 2 nos
Gralic (chopped) - 4 cloves
Ginger (chopped) - 1 inch
Green chillies - 4- 5 nos half slit ( depends up on your tate)
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder - 2 pinch
Crushed Black pepper - 1/2 tea spoon
Tomato chopped - 1 nos ( you can also add lime juice a little bit instead of tomatoes)
Thin coconut milk - 2 cup
Thick coconut milk - 1 cup
Curry leaves
Salt to taste

Method of Preparation:
Clean the fish well and cut the fish into medium pieces
Marinate it with turmeric powder,pepper powder and salt.
Keep  it aside for 30 minutes to an hour
Heat oil in a pan and fry this fish pieces not soo deeply.
Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and then add cinnamon , cloves and cardamom and saute.
Saute  chopped onions,ginger,garlic and green chillies.
When they are soft and gold in color add remaining turmeric powder , red chilli powder and mix it well.
Pour the thin coconut milk to the pan and add chopped tomatoes or lime juice and bring to boil
Now add the fried fish pieces and let it cook it for 15 minutes
Add thick coconut milk and curry leaves and let cook in low flame for 3 more mins.
Remove from fire and serve the yummy fish molly.

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