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Steamed fish,in banana leaf.

Latha Nair
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Steamed fish,in banana leaf. RECIPE

A weight loss, healthy and delicious dish for non vegetarians,with a simple chick peas salad and cabbage thoran.This itself is a full meal.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Kerala
  • Steaming
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Fish,of your choice.2
  2. Coriander & mint leaves 1/2 cup
  3. Chilli powder 1tsp
  4. Coriander powder 1/4 tsp
  5. Turmeric powder 2 pinch
  6. Garlic ,chopped 1tsp
  7. Green chillies 2
  8. Salt
  9. Oil one drop.
  10. Lemon juice 1/2 tsp.
  11. For Salad
  12. Chick peas 1/2 cup
  13. Tomato 1
  14. Onion 1
  15. Green Chillies 1
  16. Capsicun 1/2
  17. Carrot 1/2
  18. Salt
  19. coriander leaves.


  1. For the fish .Grind all ingredients, given into a fine paste. Put lines on the fish with a knife.. Apply masala inside and outside of fish. Allow it to marinate for a while.
  2. Take 2 small pieces of banana,heat up on stovetop,to make it loose. Keep one fish on each leaf ,fold it.steam for 8 min,on one side,turn it & steam the other side for 8 min. we can steam the two fishes together. Take it out . serve hot,with salad.
  3. For salad .Soak chick peas for 4 hrs. Boil it with salt and turmeric. Chop onion,tomato,chillies,carrot,capsicum and coriander leaves. mix everything with chick peas. Stir well. Add a little lemon juice and olive oil.

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Tamil Selvi
Tamil Selvi   May-14-2017

good way to control oil

Anupama Kumari
Anupama Kumari   Jan-16-2017

Lovely steamed fish recipe!

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