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Moqueca ( Brazilian Fish Stew )

Moqueca ( Brazilian Fish Stew )

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 35

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • Basa fillet - 8 pc

  • Lemon juice - 2tablespoon

  • Salt- 2 tablespoon / as per taste

  • Black Pepper Powder - 2teaspoon

  • Garlic- Red Cilli paste- 4 tablespoon

  • Tomato puree - 1cup

  • Red & Green bell pepper - 1cup (thinly sliced )

  • Coconut milk (thickened)- 1 cup

  • Sugar- 1teaspoon

  • Cumin powder - 1teaspoon

  • Paprika powder - 1teaspoon

  • Olive oil - 150 ml

  • Onion- 1cup (chopped)

Directions

  • 01

    Clean basa fillets.. marinate with lemon juice and salt for 7minutes

  • 02

    After that drain the excess water that comes out from the fish

  • 03

    Then again marinate it with 2tablespoon of garlic-red chilli paste

  • 04

    Leave them for 10 minutes

  • 05

    Heat oil.. fry the garlic-red chilli marinated fish, until brown spots appears on both sides

  • 06

    Keep them aside

  • 07

    Into the same pan add the rest olive oil

  • 08

    Fry chopped onions..

  • 09

    Add rest of garlic-red chilli paste

  • 10

    Fry them for 2 minutes

  • 11

    Add tomato puree

  • 12

    Cook them until oil separates

  • 13

    Then add paprika powder, cumin powder..

  • 14

    Add salt and pepper

  • 15

    Add coconut milk.. then add fish fillets.. u can make cube/chunk pieces of the fillets

  • 16

    Into an another pan heat some oil and grill the bell peppers

  • 17

    Then add this bell peppers to the gravy..

  • 18

    The sweet n spicy authentic Brazilian Fish Stew is ready to dig in

  • 19

    Serve it with steamed rice.. with a chunk of lemon..

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