Kerala Karimeen Pollichathu is a ‘star’ dish very popular in top rated hotels and restaurants. Native to Allepey, this Kuttanadan fish preparation is unique and interesting. Cleaned Pearl spot fish or Karimeen is marinated with a blend of rich spicy masala and baked in a banana leaf. A favorite delicacy in Kerala cuisine, Kerala Karimeen Pollichathu always makes you crave for more. Here is the Kerala Karimeen Pollichathu recipe you can prepare at home. Sauteed shallot masala mixture is spread on a banana leaf and a partially fried Karimeen is placed on top. One more layer of spicy masala is spread on top of fish and the banana leaf is folded into a packet. Tied with a string, these fish packets are cooked in a kadai in slow heat for 10 minutes. Enjoy the authentic Kerala taste.