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Karimeen Pollichathu is a yummy recipe in which fish is cooked along with coconut milk. Learn how to make/prepare Karimeen Polichathu by following this easy recipe.

Karimeen Pollichathu Recipe
7.0 / 10 ( 5 votes)
Recipe Type
Non Veg.

• 2 Pearl spot fish (Karimeen)
• A piece of ginger, finely chopped
• 5 Green chillies, finely chopped
• 1/2 Cup small onions, chopped
• 1 Cup thick coconut milk
• A few Curry leaves
• A few Plantain leaves
• Oil as required

• For paste

• 1 Piece ginger
• 2 tsp Chilly powder
• 5 Garlic pods
• 1 tbsp Pepper powder
• A few curry leaves
• 1 tsp Turmeric powder
• Salt to taste
How to make Karimeen Pollichathu:
Grind ginger, garlic pods, chilly powder, pepper powder, turmeric powder, curry leaves and salt for making a fine paste.
Marinate the fish with the above paste for about one hour.
Coat few heated plantain leaves with oil.
Place the marinated fish over it and put the entire thing in a frying pan.
Cover and cook it over low flame till it is done.
Take another frying pan and heat oil, sauté chopped onions, ginger, green chillies and curry leaves in it.
Place the cooked fish without the plantain leaves in the above pan and coat it well with the sautéed masala.
Combine coconut milk and mix well.
Simmer for few minutes, until all the water gets evaporated.
Wrap them in the plantain leaves and serve.
Karimeen Pollichathu Recipe

  Recipe Reviews
Excellent and easy to follow recipe.
Submitted by: Rema J. Menon
posted : 13-Mar-2010 07:38 PM

very delicious
Submitted by: jebincherickal
posted : 20-Sep-2008 05:09 AM

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