How to make Fish Rolled In Banana Leaves -

Grilled fish fillets rolled in banana leaves.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : White fish,

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Fish Rolled In Banana Leaves

Fish Rolled In Banana Leaves Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Fish Rolled In Banana Leaves Recipe

  • White fish skinned and cut into chunks 500 grams

  • Shallots peeled 8-10

  • Garlic peeled 3 cloves

  • Coconut scraped 2-3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice fresh 1 tablespoon

  • Eggs 2

  • Thick coconut milk 1/3 cup

  • Banana leaves cut into 8-inch squares to wrap


Step 1

Take shallots in a blender. Add garlic, coconut, fish, salt, white pepper powder, lemon juice, eggs and thick coconut milk and blend to a smooth paste.

Step 2

Wash the banana leaves with boiling water to make it soft and flexible. In the middle of each banana leaf place two to three tablespoons of the paste and wrap it up by rolling the leaf. Seal the top and bottom ends with a help of toothpicks.

Step 3

Grill each packet directly over hot charcoal or under preheated broiler for ten to fifteen minutes, turning it from time to time until the banana leaves are charred. Serve hot.

Step 4

Note: You can prepare smaller servings too. You can also use aluminium foil in place of banana leaves.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.