Baked Fish in Banana Leaf

Baked Fish in Banana Leaf

This mouthwatering dish is sure to turn any die hard meat eater into a proper fan of fish. The flavor packed marinade in this recipe adds layers of amazing flavor to the fish while the banana leaf keeps the fish soft and succulent.

  • Recipe serves:2
  • Preparation Time15 Minutes
  • Cooking Time15 Minutes


  • 2 slices of Tuna or Seer Fish
  • 2 pkt. Knorr Maldifish Powder Mix
  • 2 Onions
  • 3 Green Chilies
  • 1 tbsp. Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. Astra
  • Salt to taste
  • Banana leaf to wrap


  • Grind together the onion, garlic, green chili, chili powder, turmeric, Knorr maldifish powder mix, Astra and salt into a smooth paste.
  • Marinade the fish with the above paste and leave aside for few minutes.
  • Now carefully wrap the slices of fish in the banana leaf and secure with toothpicks.
  • Place in a baking tray and bake for 20-25 minutes at 200c in an oven.
  • Remove toothpicks and serve with the banana leaf.
  • The best part about this dish is opening the banana leaf and breathing in all the amazing flavor created by the spices.

    Chef’s Tip:

    For more flavor, marinade the fish for longer. When marinating for longer periods, keep the fish/meat refrigerated and covered.