Karimeen Pollichathu. | How to make Karimeen Pollichathu.

By Jaya Rajesh  |  18th May 2016  |  
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About Karimeen Pollichathu. Recipe

Karimeen Pollichathu is a famous fish fry made with pearl spot fish. The fish is crisp from outside and soft and juicy from inside. This was my first try with karimeen and must say it turned out really good. I always thought it is very difficult to make it. But its so easy and the results are finger licking good. So lets start making Karimeen Pollichathu.

Karimeen Pollichathu., a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Karimeen Pollichathu. is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Jaya Rajesh. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Karimeen Pollichathu. is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Karimeen Pollichathu. recipe by Jaya Rajesh. Karimeen Pollichathu. can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Karimeen Pollichathu. just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Karimeen Pollichathu. can serve 2 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Karimeen Pollichathu..

Karimeen Pollichathu.

Ingredients to make Karimeen Pollichathu.

  • 2 nos of pearl spot fish
  • 2 big onions finely sliced
  • 3-4 garlic and one small piece of ginger minced together
  • 2 springs curry leaves
  • 2 medium sized tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds and fenugreek seeds
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt according to taste
  • big banana leaf slightly tempered on direct fire to make it soft
  • 3 tablespoon coconut oil

How to make Karimeen Pollichathu.

  1. Marinate fish with little salt, 1/2 tsp chili powder, little turmeric powder and lemon juice. Keep it aside for half an hour.
  2. Now in a pan heat oil, add in fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds, onions, curry leaves (1 sprig) and ginger-garlic and saute till light pink. Once pink add in sliced tomatoes and salt. Once it is cooked, add in all the powder spices.
  3. Saute well till oil separates. Now remove this in a plate.
  4. Now in same pan fry fish from both sides till its golden brown from both sides.
  5. Now take banana leaf and lightly grease with oil and add prepared onion-tomato masala and then fish and then again the masala. Tie the banana leaf tightly with a thread.
  6. Shallow fry this in the same pan till the leaf is light golden brown. Serve hot with steamed rice.

Reviews for Karimeen Pollichathu. (1)

Hiral Savla2 years ago

Nice! What kind of fish is this?