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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Fish in Banana leaf

This Fish preparation is Popular in West Bengal and Kerala.Thus prepared Fish will be little crisp outside and tender inside.Its not that authentic recipe but a variation of it.It can be served as a delicious starter on special occasions.Can be done in 15 mins time and serves 4 -5 no.s.Try this at home and Enjoy Ur meal!. BonAppetit!.

Fish in Banana leaf- A Traditional Fish Preparation
    1 Pomfret fish - (cut in one side,slit and cleaned ready for masala stuffing)
    1 tsp chilli powder
    1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper powder
    1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
    3/4 tsp salt
    1 tsp chopper coriander leaves
    1 tsp fried curry leaves
    3 shallots - pasted
    1/4 tsp cumin powder
    1/2 tsp saunf powder
     little Fried Onions
    1 banana leaf
    3 tbsp refined oil
    1.Mix the spices masala and onion paste.Slit the Fish Outer.
    2.Apply or coat the masala evenly over the fish and inside it too.
    3.Clean a Banana Leaf.Apply oil on Banana Leaf(inside part of the wrapping leaf that touches the Fish).Wrap the fish in banana leaf.
    4.Heat 2-3 tbsp oil in a Tawa and place the fish (wrapped in banana leaf),close the the tawa with a lid and cook  for 7 mins per side on medium-flame.
    5.Before serving the fish,brush little refined oil(or coconut oil)on the fish.Garnish with fried onions,chopped coriander leaves and fried curry leaves.
    6.You can do the same recipe by wrapping the fish with aluminum foil.
    7.This fish preparation is tastier than the normal fish fry.

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SprigBlossoms said...

Neat recipe....I will have to try with aluminium foil, as banana leaf is not available here. Thanks for sharing!

aipi said...

Great authentic recipe ~ loved it!

Aakash Kokz said...

Good Morning,

This dish is so delicious. Fish in a banana leaf, I've never tried it before but would surely love to. Thanks for sharing it out here :)

Aakash Kokz

cookingvarieties said...

hi kitchen flavors, i have to check out saunf powder, never know bout this before.
we do wrap up fish in banana leaves too with lots of marinades, but adding fried curry leaves is something new to try out..thanks for that

turmericnspice said...

this looks amazing !!! super yum

Anonymous said...

I love fish prepared as such - my mom makes it like that all the time in Malaysia. I can hardly find banana leaves to cook in US. Sigh.

Kiran @

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Simply delicious looking fish fry. Excellent clicks.

Hamaree Rasoi

Saraswathy Balakrishnan said...

Hmmm..simply drooling my dear.Fish is banan leaf looks so tasty and yummy:)

Joy said...

I have used foil for this but it didn't come out so good. Is there something I need to do when using foil instead of banana leaf?

Amila said...

Thanks for sharing,I am sure it is tasty with the aroma of banana leaf.Book marked it.will try soon

Urmi said...

I cannot resist myself seeing such a wonderful dish. Fish fry looks spicy, yummy and tempting.

divya said...

looks awesome and mouthwatering..

Julie said...

Iresistible flavors in banana leaf..Yummy yum!!

Geeta Singh said...

post some vege dishes

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Geeta Singh said...

post some vege dishes

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