Elayil Pollicha Meen (fish)

by LindaJoseph Kavalackal
Fish baked in banana leaves
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Rating: 4
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 25 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Fish with bones(Pearl fish or Pomfret) - 8 large
  • Plantain leaves(A few) -
For making the paste:-
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 25 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Fish with bones(Pearl fish or Pomfret) - 8 large
  • Plantain leaves(A few) -
For making the paste:-
Votes: 5
Rating: 4
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. Wash, cut and clean the fish using lemon juice and salt. Pat dry.
  2. Grind together the ingredients for making the paste without adding water.
  3. Marinate the fish with the paste for an hr.
  4. Wrap the fish pieces in cut banana leaves.
  5. Insert a toothpick at both ends to hold the leaves in place.
  6. Baste the leaves with some oil and bake in an oven or steam in a cooker.
  7. :- Serve with white rice.
  8. :- For a richer flavour, add some fresh coconut milk to the marinade.
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Sasi Kottarakara August 9, 2007 - 12:00 am

Hi ,

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

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rosh October 17, 2007 - 12:00 am

could someone tell me what is paprika powder

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Sumayya S Noushad July 22, 2009 - 6:35 am

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

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neeba riyaz May 31, 2006 - 12:00 am

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

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Arul April 18, 2006 - 12:00 am

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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