Fish Steamed in Banana Leaves

For Steamed Fish
4 Pomfrets
Wash and cut the fish into pieces preferably 1 pomfret in to pieces depending on the size.
Apply salt, turmeric and lemon juice and keep aside
For Green Masala
Grind the following to a fine paste
3-4 Green Chillies
1/4 cup Coriander Leaves
small ball of Tamrind
1 small Onion
1 tablespoon fresh grated Coconut
1/4 teaspoon sugar
Salt to taste

1.  Wipe the banana leaves with wet cloth.  cut each leave 6" or enough to wrap the fish.
2.  Grease the leaf with little oil.
3.  Take each piece of fish coat with Green Masala
4.  Wrap the fish pieces in the banana leaf - secure with thread or toothpick.  Do the same for the rest of the fish pieces.
5.   Place water in a Vessel.  Once the Water is boiling - place a strainer on top of the vessel-  arrange the fish on this and cover and steam for about 10 minutes.  Alternatively you can also use the Idli cooker to steam the fish and place the fish parcels on the idli stand.
6.   Serve hot.

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