This is a great fish dish that is easy to prepare; a paste is made from spices including chilli, tamarind, turmeric and garlic which is spread onto the fish which is then wrapped in a banana leaf before being barbecued or steamed.
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3 cloves garlic
5cm piece turmeric or 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
3 red chillies
1 teaspoon shrimp paste
1 teaspoon tamarind soaked in 60ml water
1 ripe tomato, diced
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 to 3/4 kg whole fish like red snapper or tilapia, cleaned and gutted
banana leaves cut to a rectangle large enough to wrap the fish