Monday 9 July 2012

Kerala Fish Cutlets

Kerala Fish Cutlets Picture

A very common appetizer in Malayali Christian homes after Meat cutlets.....Perfect as a side dish with rice, chapathi or as an afternoon snack or a party cocktail snack..... the best part of making cutlets is that you can freeze it really well and fry as and when needed..... 

Kerala Fish Cutlets
Boil cleaned fish with little salt, remove all the bones and flake/mince with a fork - 2 cups
Boiled and mashed Potatoes-2 medium
Onion-2 medium, chopped fine
Ginger-2 tsp, chopped fine
Garlic-1 tsp, chopped fine
Green Chillies-2, chopped fine
Kashmeri Red chilly powder-1 tsp (adjust according to your taste)
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Pepper powder- 1 tsp
Garam Masala powder-1 tsp
Coriander leaves-3 tbsp, chopped fine
Mint Leaves-1 tbsp (optional)
Chopped Curry leaves – few
Salt to taste
Egg whites-2
Bread Crumbs- as required
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a non stick pan, sauté chopped onion, ginger, garlic, green chillies and curry leaves until golden brown.
  • Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder and sauté for a minute or two.
  • Add flaked fish and mix well.
  • Add garam masala, chopped coriander leaves, mint leaves and mix well. Turn off the heat and keep aside for 5 to 10 minutes to cool down slightly.
  • Add mashed potatoes. Mix well with hand.
  • Form the mixture into desired shape.
  • Beat the egg whites slightly with a fork adding 1 tbsp of water.
  • Dip the cutlets in beaten egg and then roll them in breadcrumbs.
  • Deep fry the cutlets in oil, until golden brown.
  • Serve hot as an appetizer with tomato ketchup or as a side dish for chapathi, rice or even with bread slices.
  • Makes about 20 cutlets.

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  1. mm very spicy, tasty recipes of my favorite non veg dish :)

  2. Oops..perfectly made and served..I would love to grab Swapna.

  3. My all time fav ..Looks delicious and perfect.

  4. delicious... my all time favorite..

  5. I like kerala fish cutles .Really appreciate that big time!

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  11. really super sister. I like very much. it is different kind of cutlet.

  12. I also like cutlet its shape is also good to look and I think it may be good.

  13. Lovely Recipes! I tried this with ketchup, and I have to say that it tastes amazing. Try Heinz Ketchup with this recipe to savour the taste!


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