Fish moolie

Fish Moilee Kerala Style (aka Kerala Fish Molly)
Fish moolie

Fish moolie or fish molee[1] (meen molee) is a spicy fish and coconut dish of possible Portuguese or Indian origin. It is common in India, Malaysia and Singapore. During the times of the British Empire, it spread into other places of South-East Asia, such as Singapore.[2][3]

The name may be associated with a kind of curry known among Tamils of Southern India as Moli.[3]


  1. Christine Manfield; Charlie Trotter; Ashley Barber (January 2008). Spice: スパイス料理レシピ集. Tuttle Publishing. pp. 116–. ISBN 978-0-7946-0489-9. Retrieved 8 December 2012.
  2. Tan, Sylvia (2004). Singapore Heritage Food: Yesterday's recipes for today's cook (paperback ed.). Singapore: Landmark Books.
  3. 1 2 "Seafood of South-East Asia", by Alan Davidson, p. 329

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