Home » Non-Vegetarian » Coconut Fish (Steamed)

Translate this page into your language:
| All Recipes.. |

Fish, when delicately cooked with exotic flavors, makes the heart and the mind sing beautiful songs. In this recipe, the fish is steamed in a banana leaf, takes the dish to another level. The banana leaf flavors the fish ever so beautifully and delicately, making the taste buds very happy.

Prep time: 15 min
Marinating Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 15-18 min
Serves: 2-4

Fish Fillets (tilapia, salmon, flounder, halibut) – 1 lb
For the Marinade:Coriander Seeds – 1 tbsp
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Garlic Cloves – 5 large
Ginger – same amount as garlic
Fresh Shredded Coconut – 2 tbsp
Dry Red Chillies – to taste
Green Chillies – to taste
Cilantro – handful
Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
Coconut Milk – 1/4 cup

1. Wash and pat dry the Fish Fillets.
2. Salt lightly and keep aside for 10-15 min. to remove fish odor.
3. Meanwhile, make the marinade.
4. Combine everything into a spice blender and blend into a fine paste.
5. Wash the salt off the fish and pat dry with paper towels.
6. Marinate and cover the fish. Marinate for 30 minutes in the fridge.
7. Wipe the Banana Leaf and place the fish in the center.
8. Wrap the fish with the banana leaf and tie with a thread.
9. Place in a steamer, cover and cook for 15-18 minutes.
10. Once done, unwrap and transfer onto a plate and serve hot.

1. Baking Method: Follow the same steps but place in a 350 degrees F, pre-heated oven and bake for 15-18 min.
2. No banana leaf? No worries! Wrap in a foil and bake or steam.

| All Recipes.. |

Pin It

Stay informed

Similar Recipes:

  1. Kottayam Fish Curry

    Kottayam is a region in State of Kerala, land of the Gods! And this dish is a very fine example of that wonderful cuisine that...

  2. Bengali Mustard Fish Curry

    On a trip to Bangalore, India a few years back, we met a wonderful Bengali chef named Manik Malik. He shared his very popular Bengali...

  3. Doi Maach (Fish Cooked with Yogurt) – Bengali Cuisine

    Doi Maach is a very unique dish with very little spices and the flavor of the fish is the star of the dish. “Doi” is...

  4. Burmese Fish Sibyan

    Submitted by:Irene Khin Wong Here is the simple classic fish curry that can be made in less than half hour. It is all time favorite...

  5. Fish Cutlets

    Here is an easy to make and healthy recipe for Fish Cutlets which was sent in by one of our viewers – Sandhya. This delicious...

Other Interesting Indian Non-Vegetarian

Chicken Kathi Rolls (Chicken Frankies) recipe Chettinad Chicken Curry recipe Masala Cornish Hen (Desi Style Thanksgiving Feast) recipe Chicken Kofta Curry recipe
Malabar Chicken Curry recipe Chicken Curry in a Hurry recipe Bengali Shrimp Curry (Chingri Malaikari) recipe Kadhai Chicken recipe
Chicken Pasanda recipe Tuna Fish Subzi recipe Lucky Chicken 13 recipe Reshmi Kebab recipe
Dum Kebab (Meatloaf) Recipe recipe Curried Chicken Bites recipe Seekh Kebab Recipe recipe Hyderabadi Lal Gosht recipe
Fish Cutlets recipe Egg Keema (Kheema) - Indian Cooking Recipe recipe Keema Matar recipe Sukha Chicken - Indian Recipe recipe
Cashewnut Chicken recipe Spicy Chicken Curry recipe Chicken Gravy recipe Cilantro Chicken recipe
Garlic Chicken recipe Burmese Fish Sibyan recipe Chicken 65 recipe Chicken Biryani recipe
Pepper Chicken recipe Badami (Almonds) Chicken recipe Fish Cutlets recipe Tikkas - Chicken & Paneer recipe
Prawn Caldine recipe Butter Chicken / Murgh Makhani recipe Pan-Seared Shrimp recipe Tandoori Chicken recipe
Chicken Curry recipe Chicken Curry with Spinach recipe Chicken Doh Pyaza recipe Mutton Doh Pyaza recipe
Shammi Kebabs recipe