Fish Moilee Kerala Style (a.k.a. Kerala Fish Molly)
Fish Moilee

Fish moilee/moily 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 Malayali 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. p. 116. ISBN 978-0-7946-0489-9.
  2. ^ Tan, Sylvia (2004). Singapore Heritage Food: Yesterday's recipes for today's cook (paperback ed.). Singapore: Landmark Books.
  3. ^ a b Alan Davidson (2003). Seafood of South-East Asia: A Comprehensive Guide with Recipes. Ten Speed Press. p. 329. ISBN 978-1-58008-452-9.