Fish in Coconut Milk

Fish Moli

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

My Bombay Kitchen

By Niloufer Ichaporia King

Published 2007

  • About

Now here is an absolutely luxurious, creamy coconut and fish dish. Fish moli entered Parsi cooking by way of the Malabar coast, the region now known as Kerala. My mother’s version of fish moli is delicate, savory, and super-easy if you use lazy coconut milk (see below); it’s more laborious if you start with a whole coconut, though it’s well worth the effort.

Serve with steamed basmati rice and wedges of lime. Chayote steamed and dressed with lime and salt and a few sni