How To Make Grilled Fish: Kolkata Style
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Ingredients: • Snapper fish: 2
• Green chili: 10 gms
• Curry leaf: 2 gms
• Turmeric: 1 gm
• Tamarind: 20 gms
• Salt: 5 gms
• Lemon rice: 2 portion
• Kachumber salad: 2 portion
• 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
• 1 tsp ground cumin
• 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil For Marinating
• Yoghurt: 100 gms
• Cucumber: 30 gms
• Garlic: 4 gms
• Tahini: 20 gms
• Salt: 4 gms
• Olive oil: 30 gms
• Mint: 4 gms
• Cream: 10 ml
• Butter: 5 gms
Step: 01 Descale and clean the fish.
Step: 02 Cut the fish by separating the head from the rest of the fish and cutting out fillet pieces from the main fleshy body.
Step: 03 Coat fish with the marnination.
Step: 04 Place marinated and spice coated fish fillet pieces on a cleaned banana leaf.
Step: 05 Wrap the fish in banana leaf.
Step: 06 Wrap the whole fish pieces tightly in the banana leaf.
Step: 07 Hold the banana leaf wrap with tooth-picks
Step: 08 Wrapped fish is now ready for grilling on hot pan
Step: 09 Place the piece of banana leaf wrapped fish on a hot pan or grill pan and start seasoning or grilling it for a few minutes
Step: 10 Sprinkle some oil and water on the pan
Step: 11 Turn the wrapped piece of fish over to the other side to cook it evenly.
Step: 12 Open the wrapped fish from one end to check if done
Step: 13 Place the unwrapped fish on the serving plate.
Step: 14 Place the cooked fish on a plate to serve and squeeze lemon juice on top of it.