Karimeen Pollichathu Recipe

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Karimeen Pollichathu
How to make Karimeen Pollichathu
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 1
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

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

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

  • 1.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.
  • 2.After cleaning the fish, apply a thick layer of the paste on the inside and on the outside.
  • 3.Wrap the fish in the banana leaf and tie it with the stem.
  • 4.Heat oil in pan and place the wrapped fish in it.
  • 5.Cook each side for 5-6 minutes.
  • 6.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