1.Fish -1 kg, Ginger- medium piece Garlic -7 to 8 petals Shallots-9 to 10 Tomato -2 medium Curry leaves -2 sprigs Coriander seed-small amount Pepper seed-small amount
Dry red chilli-8 or 9 nos Coconut milk – ½ cup Salt to taste
First we cut and clean the fish, and keep a side, Then we crush grind ginger and garlic ,keep a side Then we grind dry red chilli and salt, keep a side Again we grind coriander seed and pepper seed grind well Then we mix the all grinded ingredients with turmeric powder Marinate the fish with grinded smooth paste and keep it for 10 minutes
Heat oil in a pan Add shallots and curry leaves , saute till shallots become golden brown colour.
Add grinded masala paste and saute till the raw smell of the powders go off. Keep low flame to not get it burned. Add tomato and saute till it become soft and mushy. Keep the pan covered to make the tomatoes soft soon. Add coconut milk and saute till the masala become thick. Then Shallow fry the fish in coconut oil and keep aside Take one banana leaf, place some masala and place one fried fish on top of hat and put some more masala. Fold the banana leaf and make a packet. Tie with a string Heat a tawa sprinkle some coconut oil and place the fish packets and cook both sides for 10 to 13 minutes in a low flame. Turn off the flame and serve the kerala style pear lspot fish fry with meals
Enjoy the taste.