How to make Banana Leaf Seafood Kabab -

Fish ground into chutney with some ingredients, mixed with prawns, wrapped in banana leaves and pan cooked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Boneless fish (हड्डी रहित मछली), Small prawns (छोटे प्रॉन्स/ झींगे)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Banana Leaf Seafood Kabab

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Banana Leaf Seafood Kabab Recipe

  • Boneless fish cut into big pieces 2

  • Small prawns shelled and deveined 15-18

  • Banana leaves cut into 8 pieces 2

  • Ginger peeled 1 inch

  • Coriander roots 8-10

  • Dried red chillies soaked in warm water and drained 3-4

  • Garlic cloves 5-6

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Peanut butter 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tbsps + for brushing


Step 1

Slice ginger and put it in a mixer.

Step 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.

Step 3

Brush banana leaf pieces with oil.

Step 4

Dampen palms with water and divide the fish mixture into 8 equal portions, shape them into balls and flatten them to make tikkis.

Step 5

Place one tikki on each banana leaf piece, fold the leaf to make packets.

Step 6

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, place the fish packets on it and cook till the fish and prawns are fully cooked.

Step 7

Arrange the kababs on a serving plate and serve immediately.

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