Sunday, February 12, 2012

Steamed butter fish in banana leaf

  1. Butter fish-4-5
  2. coconut -1tbsp(grated)
  3. green chilly-7-8
  4. ginger-1inch piece
  5. garlic-5-6 cloves
  6. coriander leaves-1tbsp
  7. mint leaves- 1tbsp
  8. cumin seeds-1tsp
  9. Turmeric-1/2tsp
  10. salt to taste
  11. lemon-1

  • Clean and make some slits  on the fish.Apply lemon juice,salt and turmeric and keep side for 10min.
  • In the mean time make a coarse paste from 2 to 8 no ingredients .
  • Now apply this to marinated fish and  keep aside.
  • Make 4-5 pieces of banana leaf and start wrapping.
  • Place each fish on the banana leaf along with some paste and  fold the banana leaf and intact with the toothpick. 

Fish before wrapping

wrapped fish

  • Now heat a frying pan and keep one by one wrapped fish and cover  with a lid , cook over a low flame for 10 mins.If you feel banana leaf is burning add a table spoon of water and cover again.let it steam in its own juice.
  • Serve hot with rice and fish curry.

fish after steaming


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