Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Fish cutlet

fish cutlet

Ingredients (makes 10 cutlets)

tilapia fillet - 1
potato - 2
salt - as needed
olive oil - 6 - 8 tsp
tumeric powder - 1/2 tsp
red chili powder - 1 - 1 1/2 tsp 
garam masala - 1  - 1 1/2 tsp
bread - 1 slice (for making breadcrumbs)
egg - 1 


  • cut the tilapia fillet into pieces and marinate it with turmeric and little salt. Let it stay for 15 - 20 mins
  • powder the bread in a mixer to make breadcrumbs (I used the top crust part of the bread)
  • cook the potato in a pressure cooker. Peel off the skin once cooled and then mash the potato.
  • add salt, chili powder and garam masala. mix well
  • add egg white and mix.  (don't use the egg yolk)
  • drizzle some oil in the pan and add the marinated fish pieces
  • cook covered for 4 mins and then turn it to the other side
  • cook covered for 4 mins. once the fish is cooked properly on both sides, switch off the flame
  • scramble the fish into pieces and mix it to the potato mixture
  • make small balls
  • flatten the balls using your hand and coat it with breadcrumbs
  • heat a heavy bottomed vessel with 3 tsp of oil and add the cutlets
  • fry till it becomes golden brown in color on both sides
  • it will be crispy outside and soft inside. 
  • Serve as a starter / appetizer

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