Fish Baked In Turmeric Leaves Recipe

Fish Baked in Turmeric Leaves is a traditional dish from Southeast Asia. The fish is marinated in a flavorful blend of spices and wrapped in turmeric leaves before being baked to perfection. The turmeric leaves infuse the fish with a unique aroma and add a subtle earthy flavor. This dish is not only delicious but also visually appealing, with the vibrant yellow color of the turmeric leaves. It is a must-try for seafood lovers looking to explore new flavors and textures.

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Fish Baked In Turmeric Leaves

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Ingredients for Fish Baked In Turmeric Leaves Recipe

  • 83.33 gram Fish Fillets Or Whole Fish
  • 0.17 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 0.17 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.17 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Turmeric Leaves Or Banana Leaves For Wrapping
  • as per your need Toothpicks Or Kitchen Twine For Securing The Leaves

Directions: Fish Baked In Turmeric Leaves Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Clean and marinate the fish with a mixture of turmeric powder, chili powder, ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice, and salt.
  • STEP 2.Wrap the marinated fish in turmeric leaves, securing them with toothpicks or kitchen twine.
  • STEP 3.Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F) and place the wrapped fish on a baking tray.
  • STEP 4.Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  • STEP 5.Remove the toothpicks or twine before serving.
  • STEP 6.Serve the Fish Baked in Turmeric Leaves hot with steamed rice and a side of fresh salad.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose fresh fish fillets or whole fish for the best flavor and texture.
  • If turmeric leaves are not available, you can use banana leaves as a substitute.
  • To enhance the flavor, you can add a sprinkle of grated coconut or chopped herbs to the marinade.
  • Make sure to preheat the oven properly to ensure even cooking of the fish.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the fish in a preheated oven or microwave until heated through.
  • Serve the leftovers with freshly cooked rice or use them to make fish tacos or sandwiches.
calories per serving
5 g Fat< 1 g Protein2 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp