Fish Roasted in Banana Leaves

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • White flaky fish - 750 gm
  • Mustard seeds - 2 tsp
  • Garlic - 6 flakes
  • Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup, chopped
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Lime juice - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard oil - 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Fish Roasted in Banana Leaves

  • Cut the fish and clean it and make deep cuts all over the body.
  • Grind mustard, garlic, coriander leaves, chilli and turmeric powder to a stiff paste.
  • Mix the paste with lime juice, mustard oil and salt.
  • Smear this mixture all over the fish, pushing it well into the cuts.
  • Leave aside for an hour.
  • Make neat parcels of the fish, wrapping them in banana leaves. (aluminium foil may be used).
  • Roast the fish on charcoal grill or bake in an oven till done.
  • Serve hot.