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Karimeen porichathu ( fish fry ) & karimeen pollichathu ( kerala seafood recipes )

Main Dish
2 servings
20 min
22 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 2

1)Karimeen Porichathu ( Fish Fry ):

Pearl spot ( Karimeen ) - 1

Red chilli Powder - 15g ( 3 teaspoon )

Lemon juice - from two lemons

Salt - to taste

Ginger garlic paste - 10g ( 2 teaspoon )

Curry leaves - 5g

Coriander powder - 10g

Turmeric powder - 5g

Rice flour - 10g

Coconut oil - to fry


2)Karimeen Pollichathu:

Pearl spot fish - Two

Red chillies - 5

Turmeric powder - 1 teaspoon

Chopped green chillies - 1 1/2 teaspoon

Chopped ginger - 1 1/2 teaspoon

Chopped garlic - 1 1/2 teaspoon

Chopped curry leaves - 1 teaspoon

Chopped shallots - 10

Salt to taste

One tbsp lime juice

One large banana leaf

Vazhanaaru / cotton thread ( for fish packets )

Coconut oil - 1 tablespoon

Preparation

  • 1)Karimeen Porichathu ( Fish Fry ):
    Clean the pearl spot / Karimeen. Marinate it with a mix of lemon juice, ginger garlic paste, powder masalas, rice flour and curry leaves. Keep aside for an hour . Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry in medium hot coconut oil and cook till done. Serve hot garnished with onion rings, fried curry leaves and a lemon wedges.
  • 2)Karimeen Pollichathu:
    Mix red chillies, turmeric powder, green chillies, ginger, garlic, curry leaves, shallots, salt and lime juice to a coarse paste. After cleaning the fish, apply a thick layer of the paste on inside and outside. Wrap the fish in the banana leaf and tie it with the vazhanaaru / cotton tread. Heat oil in a pan / meen chatty and place the wrapped fish in it. Cook each side for 5 or 6 minutes and serve hot with rice.

Photos

Karimeen Porichathu ( Fish Fry ) & Karimeen Pollichathu ( Kerala Seafood Recipes ), photo 1Karimeen Porichathu ( Fish Fry ) & Karimeen Pollichathu ( Kerala Seafood Recipes ), photo 2

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