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Karimeen Pollichathu Recipe

Karimeen Pollichathu
How to make Karimeen Pollichathu

About Karimeen Pollichathu Recipe: Marinated pearl spot fish wrapped up in a banana leaf and steamed till done. Serve with some steamed rice.

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings1
  • Easy

Ingredients of Karimeen Pollichathu

  • 1 Pearl spot fish
  • 2 Red chillies
  • 1/4 tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Green chillies, chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp Ginger, chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp Garlic, chopped
  • 3-4 Curry leaves, chopped
  • 3-4 Shallots, chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice
  • 1 large Banana leaf
  • 1 Banana tree stem (thin), soaked
  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil

How to Make Karimeen Pollichathu

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Mix red chillies, turmeric powder, chopped green chillies, chopped ginger, chopped garlic, chopped curry leaves, chopped shallots, salt and lime juice to a coarse paste.
After cleaning the fish, apply a thick layer of the paste on the inside and on the outside.
Wrap the fish in the banana leaf and tie it with the stem.
Heat oil in pan and place the wrapped fish in it.
Cook each side for 5-6 minutes.
Serve hot with rice.

Key Ingredients: Pearl spot fish, Red chillies, Turmeric powder, Green chillies, Ginger, Garlic, Curry leaves, Shallots, Salt, Lime juice, Banana leaf, Banana tree stem (thin), Coconut oil

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