2 promfrets (Butter Fish)
1 onion, chopped finely
6 garlic flakes
4 green chillies
1 bunch coriander leaves
1/2 cup groundnuts
1/2 cup finely grated coconut
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
5 black peppers
2 bay leaves
3 tbsp oil
Salt as per taste
1 tbsp gram dal
Clean and wash your fish. Cut into medium size pieces.
Apply salt and turmeric powder to the fish pieces.
Make paste of garlic, chillies, coriander leaves. Apply this paste to the fish pieces.
Keep aside for 40 mins. Roast the groundnuts and remove the covering.
Make fine paste of groundnuts, gram dal, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and coconut.
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, pepper, cloves and bay leaves.
Add onion and fry till golden brown. Add the coconut paste and simmer for 6-7 minutes.
Add 2 cups water. Bring it to boil and let it boil for 5 minutes.
Add fish pieces. Add salt as per taste. Cook till fish is done.
Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot.