Yoghurt-Marinated Fish Cooked In Banana Leaves Recipe

Yoghurt-Marinated Fish Cooked In Banana Leaves is a flavorful and aromatic dish that combines the tanginess of yoghurt with the delicate taste of fish. The fish is marinated in a mixture of yoghurt, spices, and herbs, which helps to tenderize and infuse it with flavor. The marinated fish is then wrapped in banana leaves and cooked, resulting in a moist and tender fish with a subtle smoky flavor. This dish is perfect for a special occasion or a weekend barbecue.

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Ingredients for Yoghurt-Marinated Fish Cooked In Banana Leaves Recipe

  • 62.50 gram Fish Fillets
  • 0.13 cup Plain Yoghurt
  • 0.13 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/4 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Banana Leaves
  • as per your need Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Yoghurt-marinated Fish Cooked In Banana Leaves Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mix yoghurt, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala, lemon juice, and salt.
  • STEP 2.Coat the fish fillets with the marinade and let them marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Preheat the grill or oven to medium-high heat.
  • STEP 4.Take a banana leaf and place a marinated fish fillet in the center. Fold the banana leaf to form a packet, securing it with toothpicks or kitchen twine.
  • STEP 5.Repeat the process with the remaining fish fillets.
  • STEP 6.Grill the fish packets for about 10-12 minutes on each side, or until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  • STEP 7.Remove the toothpicks or twine and serve the fish hot, garnished with fresh coriander leaves.
  • STEP 8.Serve with steamed rice or naan bread for a complete meal.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to use fresh fish fillets for the best flavor and texture.
  • If you don't have banana leaves, you can use aluminum foil as a substitute.
  • You can also cook the fish packets in a preheated oven at 400°F (200°C) for about 15-20 minutes.
  • For added smoky flavor, you can place the banana leaf packets directly on hot charcoal or a gas stove flame for a few seconds before grilling or baking.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover cooked fish can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the fish in a microwave or oven until warmed through before serving.
  • Serve the yoghurt-marinated fish with a side of mint chutney or lemon wedges for extra freshness.
Nutrition
value
228
calories per serving
5 g Fat4 g Protein41 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    5g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    41g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    41g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    5g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    77mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    114mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    29mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    11mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    70mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    59mg
  • Selenium
    7mcg
  • 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