250 grams Tuna Fish , cut into bite size
1 Egg lightly beaten
125 ml Coconut milk
16 sheets Banana leaves cut in 12 cm wide
Spice Paste Ingredients:
2 Red chillies seeded, finely chopped
8 Bird's eye chillies
7 Small cloves shallots peeled and coarsely chopped
3 cloves Small cloves garlic peeled and coarsely chopped
3 Candlenuts coarsely chopped
1 Tomatoes cut into four, cut in 1 cm length
1 cm Galagal
1 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Palm sugar or brown sugar
1 bunch Balinese Basilicum leaves (Kemangi) pick the leaves,washed
Blend garlic, shallots, galangal, red chillis, palm sugar and candle nut together in a mortar and pestle or food processor. Mix the blended ingredients with tuna, coconut milk, salt, egg, tomato, and basilicum leaves.
Divide the mixture among 8 parts. Prepare banana leaves 2 layer on top of each other. Place one part of tuna fish mixture in the middle of banana leaves and put a small hot chili on top. Seal each packet with toothspick.
Steam the banana pakets for about 25 minutes until the fish is cooked and the liquid has evaporated.