Special Meen (fish) Pollichathu


Special Meen (fish) Pollichathu

Special karimeen Pollichathu
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • For preparing special meen pollichathu, first marinate the fish pieces with turmeric and salt.
  • Lightly fry the fish and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in pan, add fenugreek seeds, onion, ginger-garlic paste, green chillies and tomato.
  • Add chilly powder, coriander and pepper corns.
  • When color changes, add cumin powder, fish masala and salt.
  • Add gambooge and fry well.
  • Make a thick masala.
  • Cut the plantain leaves and keep on direct flame and heat it.
  • Place the masala in leaf and above place the fish and masala again. Tightly cover the leaves.
  • Repeat this for all fishes.
  • Heat pan, pour oil and place the leaves on top and cover and fry it.
  • Turn in between and fry. You can also steam it in steamer for 10 minutes.
  • Meen pollichathu is ready.
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