Being a coastal city, plenty of fresh seafood is the local speciality. People of Kochi love fish! Freshwater fishes, prawns, squids and shrimps are cooked in different styles here. Meen Molagitta Curry is smoked water fish cooked in coconut milk and chilli. Fish Molly, a coconut milk sauce based stew, is another delicacy here. Coconut is used excessively here. Fish Peera, Fish Mollie, Cochin Fish Curry, Fish Mappas, and Chemmeen Pollichathu are some of the local delicacies.