Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Steamed whole Pomfret fish in Banana leaf

Steamed whole Pomfret fish in Banana leaf
Ingredients for Marination
4 Whole Pomfret fish cleaned and slit
Salt to taste
2 tsp lime juice
Method
Marinate the fish for 10 to 15 minutes

Ingredients for Grinding
3 to 4 Green chillies
1/2 cup Coriander leaves
1 cup Mint leaves
3 tbsp Coconut grated
Salt to taste
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Garlic paste
1 tsp Lime juice
Method
Grind all the above ingredients.

For Assembling
4 big Banana leaves
Fish
Masala paste
Oil Spray 
Method
Take one banana leaf. Spray  little oil on the leaf.Place the fish in the center and add some the masala paste on it.Fold the leaf from each side and make it a square parcel.Wrap it with the thread so that it doesn’t open while cooking. Repeat the process with other Pomfrets . Keep it for 20 minutes. Now heat water in a steamer.Add the parcels into the steaming rack. Steam the parcels for 10 minutes. Remove from steamer, discard the threads from the parcels. Serve it with hot rice.