During this important month-long confinement period, it is vital to eat well to regain your strength. Here are some common confinement recipes.
During this important month-long confinement period, it is vital to eat well to regain your strength. Fish helps mend worn-out cells and prevents the degeneration of muscle mass
What you need for Steamed Tenggiri Fish
2 tenggiri/spanish mackerel steaks
1 tsp tamarind paste, dilute with ½ cup water
1 onion, chopped coarsely
3 cm ginger, sliced thinly
4 cm fresh young turmeric, sliced thinly
1 lemongrass, trimmed and bruised
4 garlic cloves, sliced thinly
1 tsp cracked black peppercorn
1 turmeric leaf, bruised and knotted
Salt to taste
What you do:
Mix tamarind juice with honey and salt.
Arrange the fish on a dish, garnish with the rest of the ingredients.
Pour tamarind and honey mixture over the fish.
Steam for about 20-25 minutes.
Garnish with lemon slices.
Serve hot with rice.