Kerala Style Fish

Prep: 10 minutes + marination time | Cook: 15 minutes | Servings: 2

Ingredients

For marination

2 medium whole Pomfrets, cleaned and washed

½ tsp Black Pepper powder

½ tsp Turmeric powder

1 tbsp Lime juice

1 tsp Red Chilli powder

½ tsp Degi chilli powder (optional)

1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste

2 tbsp Coconut Oil

Other Ingredients

2 tbsp Coconut Oil

2 medium size Banana Leaves

Marinated Fish

Cashew nuts, cut into halves and toasted

Coriander sprig for garnish

Process

  • Take the fish, make gashes in it for the marination to get in.
  •  In a mixing bowl, add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, lime juice, black pepper powder, ginger garlic paste and coconut oil to make thick paste.
  • Add fish to the prepared mixture, coat evenly and marinate for 20 minutes.
  • Place the banana leaf on the stove on low flame and roast it evenly on both the sides.
  • Place the marinated fish on banana leaf, close it, tie it with a thread and make a pocket.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan.
  • Add the banana leaf pockets and cover the lid. Cook on low flame for 6-7 minutes on each side.
  • Once done, open the pocket, garnish with coriander sprig and cashew nuts.
  • Serve hot.
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