Karimeen Pollichathu


2 pearl spot fish
3 red chillies
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp chopped ginger
1/2 tsp chopped garlic
6 chopped curry leaves
4 chopped shallots
salt to taste
2 tbsp lime juice
1 large banana leaf
1 tbsp coconut oil
butchers twine- to tie the bananna leaf.

Mix red chillies, turmeric powder, chopped green chillies, chopped ginger, chopped garlic, chopped curry leaves, chopped shallots, salt and lime juice to a coarse paste.

After cleaning the fish, apply a thick layer of the paste on the inside and on the outside.

Wrap the each fish in the banana leaf and tie it with the butchers twine. Heat oil in pan and place the wrapped fish in it. Cook each side for 5-6 minutes.

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