Pearlspot Moli (Karimeen Moli)

Ingredients for Pearlspot Moli (Karimeen Moli):

1. Pearlspot (Karimeen) – 2

2. Turmeric powder – ½ small spoon

    Lemon juice – 1 small spoon

    Salt – For taste

3. Coconut oil – 2 big spoons

4. Mustard – 1 small spoon

    Curry leaves – 1 stem

5. Ginger chopped into match stick like structures – 1 big spoon

    Garlic crushed – 1 small spoon

6. Green chillies – 4 or 5, chopped

    Onions chopped – 1 cup

7. Tomato – 1, chopped

8. Turmeric powder – ½ small spoon

    Pepper powder – 1 small spoon

9. Second extract of coconut milk – 2cups

10. First extract of coconut milk – 1 cup

11. Salt – For taste

      Lemon juice – 1 small spoon

12. Curry leaves, tomato chopped – To decorate

How to prepare Pearlspot Moli (Karimeen Moli)?

1. Clean fish and keep aside.

2. Mix ingredients no: 2 together and marinate fish.

3. Allow fish to rest for 15 minutes and shallow fry in coconut oil.

4. Heat oil in a pan and sputter mustard and curry leaves.

5. Saute ginger and garlic, followed by green chillies and onions.

6. When onions turn soft (before it changes colour), add tomato.

7. Add turmeric powder and pepper powder followed by second extract of coconut milk.

8. When it boils, add the fish and cook in low flame.

9. When fish is cooked well, add first extract of coconut milk.

10. Gently shake the pot and add salt and lemon juice.

11. After one minute, put the flame off.

12. Decorate with curry leaves and tomato.

13. Serve hot with rice or appam.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, August 15-31, 2019

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