Steamed Fish in Banana Leaf | How to make Steamed Fish in Banana Leaf

By Smitha Goutam  |  24th Jan 2016  |  
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About Steamed Fish in Banana Leaf Recipe

I love Sundays as I have guests visiting our place and I get to try new dishes. I was craving for fish the whole week and had decided to prepare all the fish delicacies today. Here goes the menu to impress my guests - Fish tawa fry, Steamed fish in banana leaf, Fish Biriyani, Fish gravy with ragi balls. It was fish overload today!

Steamed Fish in Banana Leaf

Ingredients to make Steamed Fish in Banana Leaf

  • Fish with no bones – 1 Kg
  • onion – 2, cut in julienne
  • Green chilli – 10
  • coriander Leaves – 200 gms
  • mint Leaves – 100 gms
  • jeera – 1 tbsp
  • ginger – 1 Inch, crushed
  • garlic – 10 pods, crushed
  • banana leaf: 1
  • salt as per your taste

How to make Steamed Fish in Banana Leaf

  1. Clean the fish and slice them into thin pieces. Coarsely grind the chillies, coriander leaves, mint leaves and jeera.
  2. In a bowl mix the above ingredients with onions, salt, ginger and garlic. Spread the fish with this mixture and let it marinate for 2 hours.
  3. Cut the single banana leaf into four parts. Place the fish with some of the above mixture and fold them well and tie them.
  4. To steam, heat water in a bowl, place a bowl and align the fish pockets in them. Then close the lid.
  5. Cook them on a low flame until the banana leaf colour changes. This takes around 30-35 mins.
  6. Serve hot alongside rice for best taste.

Reviews for Steamed Fish in Banana Leaf (6)

Pradeep Bhogaiah10 months ago

Nice recipe

Jobi Georgea year ago

So tasty

Anil Dogra2 years ago


ankita mishra2 years ago

Oh wow, I wish I could see the result as well, this looks awesome as well my dear :)

Sukhmani Bedi3 years ago


Bharati Sapkal3 years ago

mouth watering thank u