Banana leaf fish fry | How to make Banana leaf fish fry

By Rabia Hamnah  |  17th Feb 2018  |  
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  • Banana leaf fish fry, How to make Banana leaf fish fry
Banana leaf fish fryby Rabia Hamnah
  • Prep Time

    30

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    3

    People

4

1

2 votes

About Banana leaf fish fry Recipe

Aromatic fish fry, made in banana leaf. perfect starter for all occasions.

Banana leaf fish fry

Ingredients to make Banana leaf fish fry

  • chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric Powder– 1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • lemon juice – 2 tsp
  • coconut Oil – 3 tblspn
  • For masala:
  • mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • onion – 1 large chopped finely
  • ginger – 1 tsp finely minced
  • garlic – 1 tsp finely minced
  • Green chilli – 1 finely chopped
  • curry leaves – 1 sprig chopped
  • tomatoes – 1 large chopped finely
  • chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala Powder – 1 tsp
  • turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi – 1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • coriander leaves – 3 tblspn finely chopped
  • Thick coconut Milk – 1/4 cup
  • lemon juice – 2 tsp

How to make Banana leaf fish fry

  1. Take fish steaks in a bowl and add in all the marination ingredients and mix well. Let it marinate for 10 mins.
  2. Now heat oil in a kadai. Fry the fish steaks in hot oil for 3 mins on each side and remove it to a plate.
  3. Now in the remaining oil. Add in mustard and cumin seeds and let it sizzle for 30 sec.
  4. Add in finely chopped onions, ginger, garlic, green chilli and curry leaves.Fry this for 3 to 4 mins till it is light golden.
  5. Now add in all the spice powders and salt. Mix well.
  6. Add in finely chopped tomatoes and cook for 5 mins till it turns mushy.
  7. Now add in coriander leaves and coconut milk. Mix well and simmer it till it is reduced and thickened.
  8. Now squeeze in the lemon juice and mix well. Now the masala is done.
  9. Take a banana leaf and place a spoonful of masala on the banana leaf. Place the fried fish on top of the masala. Spoon some more masala over the fish and fold the leaf.
  10. Now cover the entire thing with banana leaf so a parcel is formed.
  11. Now heat a tawa on medium heat. Place the parcel over the tawa and cook for 12 mins on each side.
  12. Now remove it from tawa and open the parcel and serve hot.

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