Banana Leaf Grilled Fish Parcel – Kerala Meen Pollichathu

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Banana Leaf Grilled Fish Parcel – Kerala Meen Pollichathu

Banana Leaf Grilled Fish Parcel - Kerala Meen Pollichathu Recipe

Marinate  – 5 Slices Fish (or whole fish) –  1 tsp. turmeric – 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder –  1/2 tsp. Salt – 1tsp lime Juice – 15 mnts.

Banana leaf  – 5 A4 size Pcs – Wash – Dry –  Hold it over medium flame to Soften –  20 seconds each – Smear coconut Oil

Chop – 1 Onion – 1 green Chilli – – 1 tomato – 1 inch Pc Ginger – 2 Cloves Garlic – Small Pcs.

Fry – 2 tbsp. Coconut Oil – Shallow Fry Marinated fish –  Both sides  – Out of pan

Saute –  Leftover Oil – Chopped items  – Pepper – salt to taste – 1 mnt

Parcel –  Oliled Banana Leaf –  Place Fried Fish –  Spread  1 tsp. Sauted Veg  around Fish – Wrap Leaf – Tie with Banana leaf String or secure with Toothpick.

Heat –  1 tbsp. Oil Skillet – Place Parcels – Cook on Low Flame – with lid  – 3-4 mnts each side. – Turn off Stove.

Delicious Kerala Style Banana Leaf  Flavoured Grilled Fish Parcel Ready  to be served.

Note : Use a  whole fish of Tilapia or similar fish  instead of Pcs.  Adjust spices and cooking time as needed.   

Recipe Kerala Style Banana Leaf  Grilled Fish Parcel 

This Recipe was shared by my uncle and cousins who lives in a Fishing Village in Kerala.   I love to visit my cousins.  Love eating fish cooked in so many different ways.