Meen Molee: Fish Curry in Coconut Milk

Meen Molee: Fish Curry in Coconut Milk

Meen Molee: Fish Curry in Coconut Milk

An exclusive Indian recipe shared by Atul Kochhar, chef at Benares restaurant in London: try this Meen Molee, a fish with curry and cooked in coconut milk

July 26, 2012

Cuisine

serves for

4

total time

0 HR 40 MIN

ingredients

sea bass
4 small fillets (about 150 g each)
Vegetable oil
30 ml
butter
60 ml
salt
7,5 g
turmeric
7,5 g
coconut oil
30 ml
Onion
2, finely sliced
green chillies
6 wholes, slit lengthways
Garlic
6 cloves, sliced into fine strips
curry
30 leaves
Coconut milk
400 ml
Coriander
a small bunch, chopped
masala potatoes
2 scoops, mashed
Mixed cress
To taste

Preparation

Mix 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp turmeric, and gently rub into the fish fillets.

Heat the coconut oil in a wide pan, then sauté the onion, chillies and garlic.

Add 20 of the curry leaves and keep cooking until the onion is translucent.

Add the rest of the turmeric and salt, pour in the coconut milk, heat through, then add the fish fillets and simmer very gently.

Fry the rest of the curry leaves in a separate pan.

Pan fry the fish in non stick pan and finish with butter.

Serve in fish plate with masala mash, sauce and place the fish on top of mash and garnish with mixed cress.

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