Mix red chillies, turmeric powder, chopped green chillies, chopped ginger, chopped garlic, chopped curry leaves, chopped shallots, salt and lime juice to a coarse paste.
After cleaning the fish, apply a thick layer of the paste on the inside and on the outside.
Wrap the fish in the banana leaf and tie it with the stem.
Heat oil in pan and place the wrapped fish in it.
Cook each side for 5-6 minutes.
Serve hot with rice.
Marinated pearl spot fish wrapped up in a banana leaf and steamed till done. Serve with some steamed rice.