Thursday, March 25, 2021

Oven Baked Banana Leaf- Wrapped Fish Curry

This is our all time favourite way to prepare a fish dish.  Seasoned with curry paste and wrapped in banana leaf and baked in oven. Firstly saute wet curry paste which we can get from the wet market with curry leaves till fragrant. Add in sliced onions, okra and tomato and stir fry till well combined. Spread the vegetable and curry paste into the paste and wrap with banana leaves. Put into the oven and baked for 30 mins @200c . Easy and a delicious fish recipe for dinner.

Banana leaves from homegrown banana plants
Spread out the cooked curry paste and
Vegetables over the fish fillet ( I used red snapper fillets)

Recipe for the curry paste 

3/4 cup fresh ground curry paste
1tbsp sugar
1/8 cup vegetable oil
2 stalks curry leaves
1kaffir lime leaf

1 large red onion - sliced
1 large tomato - sliced
4 okras - sliced

Saute the above ingredients with oil till fragrant. Off heat, add in the sliced okra, tomato and red onions. Marinate the fish fillet s with the above vegetable curry paste. Prepare banana leaves. Brush oil on the side where you going to place the marinated fish. Wrap and use bamboo skewer to close the edges and put the wrapped fish on a baking tray and baked for 30 minutes @200c. ( Depends on size of fish)


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