2021/04/22

MEEN POLLICHATHU ( SEA BASS/ KODUVA )


INGREDIENTS :

Sea bass / Koduva meen - 2 whole fish without head
Banana Leaf

For fish fry :

Chilli powder - 2 tsps
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice - 2 tsps
Olive oil - 1 tsp
Salt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION: 

1. Clean the fish well in the running water and slice few slits along the body for the masala to well set in.


2. Mix in the ingredients and make a fine paste. 



3. Coat the fish well and marinate the fish for an hour in a refrigerator.



4. Heat oil in a dosa pan. Fry the fish for 2-3 minutes on both sides.


For Masala :

Onion - 1 medium (Sliced)
Salt to taste

To blend:

Shallots/ Pearl onions - 100 gms
Garlic cloves - 10 
Chilli powder - 2 tsps
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION:

1. Heat oil in a pan. Saute onion till tender.



2. Add in the blended masala with salt and little water. Cook till the raw smell leaves and a bit of thick consistency leaving out oil.


3. Show the banana leaf over flame for a minute. Spread a layer of the masala over it, place the fish fry over it and coat again with the masala well. 




4. Wrap the leaf over it slowly and tie it with a thread .

5. Heat dosa tawa. Place the wrap over it and cook for 5 minutes, flip to its side once. Remove from the flame once done. Slowly, cut the thread and transfer it carefully to the plate. 





Serve hot.




























 

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