Elayil Pollicha Meen (Fish)

Fish baked in banana leaves

Elayil Pollicha Meen (Fish)

Fish baked in banana leaves

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

By Linda Joseph Kavalac..

Published On: 20 Mar 2006

Rating: 5
5 Votes, 5 Reviews
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25 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Wash, cut and clean the fish using lemon juice and salt. Pat dry.

Step 2

Grind together the ingredients for making the paste without adding water.

Step 3

Marinate the fish with the paste for an hr.

Step 4

Wrap the fish pieces in cut banana leaves.

Step 5

Insert a toothpick at both ends to hold the leaves in place.

Step 6

Baste the leaves with some oil and bake in an oven or steam in a cooker.

Step 7

:- Serve with white rice.

Step 8

:- For a richer flavour, add some fresh coconut milk to the marinade.

Sumayya S Noushad

Hi, Rosh!Paprika powder must be piriyan mulak poti.Hope this helps...


could someone tell me what is paprika powder

Sasi Kottarakara

Hi , I liked it,its very good taste,..Very good fish sambar.

neeba riyaz

FANTASTIC RECIPE...me and my husband loved it.Without much oil and time an excellent dish is ready.....thank u


This recipe tasted very nice. i tried cooking the fish wrapped in plaintain leaves on a hot plate, turned out very well. Sting ray would be a better choice of fish.

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