Meen Pollichathu

by SilpaSurendran
Meen Pollichathu
Meen Pollichathu is a spicy top rated fish delicacy available in top restaurants. The dish can be easily prepared at home. Fish pieces are cooked in a distinct spicy masala. Cooked fish and masala is spread out neatly on a wilted banana leaf and folded together as a packet and tied securely. The aroma and flavor of the dish is irresistible. Fish is nutritious and is essential for human body. You can explore a well detailed Meen Pollichathu dish here.
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Meen Pollichathu
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
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Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. For preparing the exotic fish delicacy, 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. Saute 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 saute the ground masala.
  8. Add fish, tamarind, the sauteed masala and the coconut milk.
  9. Cover the pan and allow it to cook.
  10. When the curry boils, add the sauteed 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 the dish hot. The delicious dish goes well with rice,This is one of the tastiest of fish delicacies. Enjoy the dish.
Recipe Notes

You can visit this link for a healthy dish Fish Fry with Green Masala. You can also visit this link Bengali Fish Curry

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3 comments

curryadmin
June 16, 2012 - 2:30 am

Thank you so much for the lovely recipe…

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curryadmin
August 12, 2010 - 9:37 am

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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curryadmin
May 8, 2009 - 4:10 pm

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

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