South Indian-Style Fish in Banana Leaves

South Indian-Style Fish in Banana Leaves

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Servings: 6
Calories: 376


  • 2.2 lb Fish cleaned, cut into pieces

grind to a paste:

  • 9 oz Coconut nariyal, grated
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin jeera seeds
  • 18 Garlic lasan cloves, small
  • 3 sprigs Curry leaves kadhi patta
  • 6 Green chillies
  • 1 Tamarind imli, lemon-sized
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Coconut oil


  • Mix the sugar with the coconut paste. Rub the paste into the fish.
  • Clean and cut 2 banana leaves large enough to wrap each piece of fish. Pour 1/2 tsp oil and wrap each piece like a parcel. Secure with a string.
  • Heat half the oil in a frying pan; lower the banana packet and fry on low heat. When one side is browned, pour the remaining oil and turn the packet over.
  • When both sides are crisp, remove the string, unpack and serve hot.
Calories: 376 kcal
Carbohydrates: 13 g
Protein: 32 g
Fat: 22g
Saturated Fat: 19 g
Cholesterol: 72 mg
Sodium: 250 mg
Potassium: 879 mg
Fiber: 6 g
Sugar: 5 g
Vitamin A: 88 IU
Vitamin C: 21 mg
Calcium: 53 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Cuisine Indian
Ingredients Fish & Seafood
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