Meen Pollichathu

Grilled Stuffed Fish

Meen Pollichathu

Grilled Stuffed Fish

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By Silpa Surendran

Published On: 19 Oct 2002

Rating: 4
12 Votes, 4 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Meen Pollichathu Meen Pollichathu By Silpa Surendran Meen Pollichathu Published: Grilled Stuffed Fish 4 stars based on 4 reviews Total time: Yield: 4 servings Serving size: 1 medium slice Calories per serving: 250 cal Fat per serving: 12 g Ingredients:
Plain vegetable oil : 1/3 cup
Chicken(diced) : 1/3 lb
or
Meat(cooked
cubed or shredded) : 2 cups
Onion : 1 no
(diced)
Salt : As reqd
Pepper : As reqd
Garlic pods : 3 nos
(finely chopped)
Fresh ginger : 2" piece
(peeled and finely chopped)
Whole scallions : 3 nos
(thinly sliced;white and green separated)
Frozen corn
peas
carrots : 1 1/3 cups
Eggs(large) : 4 nos
(lightly beaten)
Cold cooked long:grain rice
white or jasmine rice
grains separated : 4 cups
Directions:
1. Clean the fish and make gashes on both sides. 2. Grind together pepper powder, turmeric powder and salt. 3. Smear the fish with the ground masala and keep aside for some time. 4. Grind together coriander, chilly, turmeric and pepper powder to a fine paste. 5. SautT onions, green chillies, garlic and curry leaves in oil and remove. 6. Fry the fish lightly in the same oil and keep them aside. 7. Add some more oil and fry mustard and sautT the ground masala. 8. Add fish, tamarind, the sautT ed masala and the coconut milk. 9. Cover the pan and allow it to cook. 10. When the curry boils, add the sautTed green masala. 11. Keep the pan open, lower the flame and continue cooking. 12. When the fishes are coated with the gravy and the curry is almost dry, remove from fire. 13. Wrap each fish in a piece of wilted plantain leaf or tin foil and tie it securely. 14. :- Serve hot.

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Clean the fish and make gashes on both sides.

Step 2

Grind together pepper powder, turmeric powder and salt.

Step 3

Smear the fish with the ground masala and keep aside for some time.

Step 4

Grind together coriander, chilly, turmeric and pepper powder to a fine paste.

Step 5

SautT onions, green chillies, garlic and curry leaves in oil and remove.

Step 6

Fry the fish lightly in the same oil and keep them aside.

Step 7

Add some more oil and fry mustard and sautT the ground masala.

Step 8

Add fish, tamarind, the sautT ed masala and the coconut milk.

Step 9

Cover the pan and allow it to cook.

Step 10

When the curry boils, add the sautTed green masala.

Step 11

Keep the pan open, lower the flame and continue cooking.

Step 12

When the fishes are coated with the gravy and the curry is almost dry, remove from fire.

Step 13

Wrap each fish in a piece of wilted plantain leaf or tin foil and tie it securely.

Step 14

:- Serve hot.

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aley

thanks

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ansu

Thank you so much for the lovely recipe...

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farhana

I tried out this recipe and it turned out very well. The recipe is well explained in simple words. Thnx a lot.

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biju anil

I did it today and it turned out really well, thanks for the recipe

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