Fish moolie or fish molee (meen molee) is a spicy fish and coconut dish of possible Portuguese and/or Kerala origin. It is common in India and Malaysia. During the times of the British Empire is was spread into other places of South-East Asia, such as Singapore.
The name may be associated with a kind of curry known among Malyalees of Southern India as Moli.
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