Karimeen Pollichathu Recipe

Add Review
Google Plus
Karimeen Pollichathu
  • Recipe Servings: 1
    Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
    Total Cook Time:
  • Difficulty Level: Easy

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 chopped green chillies
  • 1/2 Tbsp chopped ginger
  • 1/2 Tbsp chopped garlic
  • 3-4 chopped curry leaves
  • 3-4 chopped shallots
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 large banana leaf
  • 1 thin soaked banana tree stem
  • 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: