Meen Pollichatu @ Houseboat Kumarkam

Fish wrapped in banana leaves

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Meen Pollichatu @ Houseboat Kumarkam

Fish wrapped in banana leaves

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

By Molly Rajan

Published On: 16 Aug 2009

Rating: 5
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40 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish pieces lightly. Remove the fish and keep aside.

Step 2

In the same pan add all the green masala and stir fry till the onions become pink. Remove and set aside.

Step 3

Add little oil and fry the masala paste(chilly, coriander, pepper and turmeric powder) till the oil separates from the masala.

Step 4

Add tomatoes and keep the flame low. The tomatoes should blend into the masala.

Step 5

Pour in the coconut milk and keep stirring.

Step 6

Add the fried fish and green masala and cook till the gravy turns semi dry.

Step 7

Spread oil on the banana leaves and place 1 fish slice along with masala.

Step 8

Bring the ends up and slide a toothpick to hold it.

Step 9

Repeat the same with the other slices.

Step 10

Heat a tawa and add some oil, place the fish parcels on the pan and allow to cook.

Step 11

The leaves may burn, now turn over the other side and cook.

Step 12

Transfer to a dish and unwrap the parcels.

Step 13

Note- pearl spot fish was not available, so I used white fish instead.


Year 2009, I tasted your fish. It was great. Until now i could not make my curry the same. I am going to try now. Thanks for your recipe.

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