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Kerala style fish cutlet

Fish Cutlet

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  • Yield: 4 1x


Kerala Style delicious fish cutlets cooked in traditional Indian spices


  • 250 gms Tuna or any fleshy fish, cleaned and cut into pieces
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder (for cooking fish)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Ginger, grated
  • 2 tbsp Curry leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tbsp Garam masala powder
  • 1 medium Potato, boiled and mashed (or grated)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • Oil, for deep frying


  1. Steam or cook the cleaned fish pieces in a little water with salt and turmeric powder.
  2. In a pan, add coconut oil.
  3. Saute onion, ginger, curry leaves, turmeric powder, and garam masala.
  4. Shred cooked fish and add it to the above mixture.
  5. Saute and let it cook for a couple of minutes.
  6. Add boiled and mashed potatoes and mix well.
  7. Cook for a few minutes more so that spices are well subsumed.
  8. Once cooled down, let's shape and bind the cutlets. Take a small portion of the mixture and make the desired shape.
  9. Dip in a beaten egg and then coat well with breadcrumbs.
  10. Deep fry until golden.
  11. Relish the cutlets with pickled onion, beets and ketchup.
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  • Category: Appetizer/Snack
  • Cuisine: Kerala