Fried Fish in Banana leaf sounds so flavorful. Karimeen Polichathu, a dish that every Malayali love.An authentic preparation from Kerala. With the goodness of Virgin Cold processed Coconut Oil from The Happy Grove, the Fish tastes lip-smacking good.
Banana leaf has the charm to bring an authentic taste to any kind of dish. A parcel made from banana leaves seals in moisture and flavour. The flavours of Fried Fish gets enriched flavour after being cooked in banana leaf. You will be smoothly transported into a different zone when you open the parcel. That ecstatic feel.
Benefits of Cooking Fried Fish in Banana Leaf
Eating on a Banana Leaf is a tradition dates back centuries.
Banana leaves are packed with plant-based compounds called polyphenols, which are the natural antioxidants. During the Cooking process, the heat stimulates the polyphenols which get absorbed in the food.
I too make Enduri Pithas , a traditional dish from Odisha with Banana leaf. When you serve Food wrapped in Banana Leaf, that elicits nostalgia. The food speaks so much when it’s served with such an attractive makeover.
What’s Karimeen pollichathu
This is a very popular Fish preparation from God’s own country, Kerala. The state which offers the Nature in it’s best appealing way. I had this dish during my stay in Fort Kochi. The explosion of flavours that brings to your palate is totally mind-blowing.
Karimeen means the pearl spot fish. Karimeen is a highly nutritive food. It contains low fat, high protein, rich in omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin D and riboflavin as well as minerals like calcium and phosphorus.
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The Virgin Coconut Oil from The Happy Grove brings you natural goodness in a jar, made from the finest coconuts grown in the Kuttiyadi region of Kerala. Embrace the natural path to great health by making it your everyday cooking oil.
Coconut Oil not only adds flavours to your food, but it also comes with a lot of health benefits. It detoxifies the liver and protects against
infections. And the good fat in this helps balance cholesterol levels.
Lets’ cook Fried Fish in Banana Leaf / Karimeen pollichathu step by step..