Now we massage the fish so that the spices are absorbed into the fish meat. Next, we pour fresh lime juice into the fish and on it, then massage again until the fish tastes good. Next, we remove the skin of 2 garlic and 1 onion.
At this stage, we cut the garlic and onion into slices, then put some on the fish and some inside the fish belly. Next, we cover the dish with cellophane and let the fish rest in the refrigerator for 4 hours to taste
The fourth stage
Now, after this time, we prepare the ingredients inside the fish belly, for this purpose, we first remove the skin of the remaining onion, then wash it and chop it finely. Next, peel the garlic and grate it finely.
The fifth stage
At this stage, we wash the aromatic vegetables (cilantro and parsley), then put them in a colander and let their excess water drain out. Next, we place the fragrant vegetable on the meat board, then finely chop it.
The sixth stage
Now pour the walnut kernel into the food processor, then mix until it is completely powdered and ground. Next, we put a suitable pan on low heat and pour some liquid oil into it, then immediately add onion and turmeric to the pan.
The seventh stage
At this stage, we fry the onion until it becomes light and translucent, then add the garlic and continue to fry until the aroma of the garlic is released. Next, add the barberry to the onion and fry a little, then add the walnuts
The eighth stage
Now we continue roasting until the raw smell of walnuts is removed. Next, we add the chopped vegetables to the walnut mixture, then fry until the vegetable aroma is released and the color changes. Next, we add pomegranate paste to the middle ingredients.
The ninth stage
At this stage, we fry the walnut mixture again until the ingredients are mixed, then we turn off the heat and let them cool completely. Next, we take the fish out of the refrigerator, then put the oven on a temperature of 180 degrees Celsius.
At this point, let the oven heat up completely. Next, we empty the inside of the fish body, then pour the middle ingredients inside and fix the belly of the fish with a toothpick so that the ingredients do not come out of the belly of the fish. Next, cover the oven tray with foil.
The eleventh stage
Now we put the fish in the tray, then we put the tray in the middle of the oven and let the fish stay in the oven for 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours until the brain is completely cooked. Next, after this time, we turn on the grill.
The twelfth stage
Finally, we allow the stuffed fish to be grilled for 4 to 5 minutes until it turns golden and beautiful. At the end of the month, we remove the stuffed belly from the oven, then put it in the desired dish and decorate with parsley and lemon. Enjoy your meal.