Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 4 oz
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Green Chutney Masala
1 green chili, seeds removed
3 cloves garlic
1/2 cup cilantro leaves
2 Tbsp. grated fresh coconut
1 1/2 lb. sea bass, scaled and cleaned, or 4 (4-oz) fillets
4 pieces banana leaf or 4 Swiss chard leaves
1 Tbsp.sunflower oil
-In a blender, combine the green chutney masala ingredients and blend to a fine paste.
-Evenly apply the paste to the whole fish (or some paste to each fillet), and then wrap the fish tightly in the banana or Swiss chard leaves. Brush the tops of the leaves with the sunflower oil. Place the wrapped fish in a steamer and cook for 15 minutes.
-Cut open the leaf wrapping, slicing away from your body, and carefully release the steam before serving.