Banana Leaf Seafood Kabab

Fish ground into chutney with some ingredients, mixed with prawns, wrapped in banana leaves and pan cooked. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Banana Leaf Seafood Kabab
Main Ingredients Boneless fish, Small prawns
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Banana Leaf Seafood Kabab

  • 2 Boneless fish cut into big pieces
  • 15-18 Small prawns shelled and deveined
  • 2 Banana leaves cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 inch Ginger peeled
  • 8-10 Coriander roots
  • 3-4 Dried red chillies soaked in warm water and drained
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Peanut butter
  • to taste Salt
  • Oil 2 tbsps + for brushing


  1. Slice ginger and put it in a mixer.
  2. Roughly chop coriander roots and add to the mixer along with dried red chillies, garlic, lemon juice, fish, onion and peanut butter and grind to a smooth paste. Transfer this into a bowl, add salt and prawns and mix well.
  3. Brush banana leaf pieces with oil.
  4. Dampen palms with water and divide the fish mixture into 8 equal portions, shape them into balls and flatten them to make tikkis.
  5. Place one tikki on each banana leaf piece, fold the leaf to make packets.
  6. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, place the fish packets on it and cook till the fish and prawns are fully cooked.
  7. Arrange the kababs on a serving plate and serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 797
Carbohydrates 20.8
Protein 62.6
Fat 51.4