Monday, December 14, 2009

NEIMEEN POLLICHATHU...(*nadan ruchi*)!!!!

1. Queen Fish(neimeen) - 2 pieces
2. Onion(finely chopped) - ½ cup
3. Tomato(finely chopped) -1/2 cup
4. Ginger(finely chopped) - ½ tsp
5. Garlic(finely chopped) - ½ tsp
6. Coccum water(kudampuliyude neeru) - ½ tsp
7. Lemon juice - ½ tsp
8. Red chilly powder - ¼ tsp
9. Turmeric Powder - ¼ tsp
10. Pepper powder - ½ tsp
11. Saunf powder - ¼ tsp
12. Coconut Milk - ½ cup
13. Water - ¼ cup
14. Coconut Oil - 3 ½ tabs
15. Salt - to taste
16. Vazhayila - 2 no s

How to Prepare:

1. Apply a little bit Red chilly powder, Turmeric powder and salt on both sides of queen fish and Fry both sides with a table spoon of coconut oil and keep it aside.
2. In that same pan Add another table spoon of coconut oil then add ½ tsp of ginger ,1/2 tsp of garlic ,1/2 cup of finely chopped onions and sauté it until it becomes a light brown color. Then add finely chopped tomato , ¼ tsp of red chilly powder ,1/4 tsp of turmeric powder , !/2 tsp of pepper powder , ¼ tsp of saunf powder and a little bit of salt and sauté it well for 2 minutes in a simmer mode.
3. Then add coccum water(kudampuliyude neeru) and a little bit of water into this and mix well and close with a lid for boiling well and the water should drain out.after that open the lid and add ½ cup of coconut milk into this texture and mix well and have to boil well. For boiling again close with a lid. Few minutes after open the lid and mix well the semi thick texture and switch off the flame.
4. Take 2 piece of vazhayila hot it in flame apply a table spoon of coconut oil with hands inside the vazhayila and apply the semi thick texture at both sides of fried fish and cover with this vahzyila and again put this in pan or tava for fry it(pollikaan).turn both the sides of vazhayila for fry it for 5 to 7 minutes.
5. After that you can take it out from pan and can serve it with a piece of lime and can enjoy the nadan neimeen pollichathu..(Queen Fish Pollichathu)…


  1. Adipoli....My all time fav...

  2. itz my favourite tooo....thanks dear..

  3. Nei meen, sounds so yumm' I like all kinds of fish..this is sure a treat to my eyes.

  4. My mom makes this dish... seeing this brings back those tasty memories...

  5. it was a big son just loved it