Karimeen Pollichathu is a ‘star’ dish prevalent in Kerala's top-rated restaurants and hotels. This Kuttanadan fish preparation is exciting and unique, being native to Allepey. Cleaned karimeen or pearl spot fish is marinated with a mix of spicy masala and baked in a rich banana leaf. This Kerala Karimeen Pollichathu will always make you crave more which is why it is a famous delicacy of Kerala cuisine. Here is how you can prepare this fish recipe at home. First, sauteed shallot masala mix is applied on a banana leaf, and a partly fried Karimeen is put on top. Then, the banana leaf is folded into a packet with one more layer of spicy masala spread over the fish. For 10 minutes, these fish packets are cooked in a kadhai on slow heat meanwhile tied with a string. Enjoy Kerala's authentic taste; check out the video below for a detailed recipe.