MEEN MOILEE OR Fish curry in coconut milk

  • 6 Pomfrets
  • 3, sliced Onion
  • 1 small ginger chopped
  • 6, chopped Green chilli
  • 8 Garlic flakes, chopped
  • 3, sliced Tomato
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Mustard seeds
  • 1, grated Coconut
  • 4-5 Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil
  • Salt to taste


  1. Cut the pomfrets into fillets.
  2. Grind the coconut and take half cup of thick milk, half a cup of second extract and half a cup of third extract.
  3. Heat the oil and add the mustard seeds and when it crackles add the ginger, garlic, green chillies and onion and fry till the onion turns transparent.
  4. Add turmeric powder,
  5. Bring to boil and then simmer for 3 minutes, slowly turning the fillets.
  6. Add salt, tomato and the second extract of the milk and simmer for another 3 minutes.
  7. Remove from fire and add the first extract of the milk and bring to a boil over low flame.
  8. Sprinkle lemon juice and mix carefully and serve hot with rice.