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Banana Leaf wrapped Steamed Prawns Recipe
How to make Banana Leaf wrapped Steamed Prawns
About Banana Leaf wrapped Steamed Prawns Recipe: Banana leaves are used all around Asia to wrap and steam or bake the food. It not only keeps the food moist but also gives a mild flavour to it. It also gives a unique presentation to the dish. Here is a prawn recipe that has marinated prawns wrapped in banana leaf and steamed well. Perfect as a dinner party snack!
- Total Cook Time1 hr
- Prep Time 15 mins
- Cook Time 45 mins
- Recipe Servings2
Ingredients of Banana Leaf wrapped Steamed Prawns
- 16-20 Tiger prawns
- 10 gram All spiced powder
- 1 Fresh banana leaf
- 50 ml Coconut milk
- 20 gram Banana flower
- 10 gram Xacuti masala
- For frying Refined oil
- 30 gram Tempura flour
- to taste Salt
How to Make Banana Leaf wrapped Steamed PrawnsHideShow Media
Peel, devein and wash the prawns in cold running water.
Using a banana leaf make a pouch keep aside.
In a wok, make an emulsion of coconut milk and all spice powder.
Using an oven at 70 C, dehydrate Xacuti masala on seal pad overnight for the crumble. Xacuti – A traditional Goan masala made with roasted coconut and select whole spices.
Marinate the prawn with salt and xacuti crumble, place inside the banana pouch.
Using a steamer, steam the prawns for 4-5 minutes.
Make a batter with tempura flour and deep fry the banana flowers.
For assembly place the banana pouch inside a dim sum basket, coconut emulsion and fried banana tempura flowers.
For garnish: Use Xacuti crumble, fried banana flowers.