Fish Croquette


  • 500 gm big pieces of fish, preferably Rohu or Catla
  • 2-3 medium sized boiled potatoes
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tsp Bhaja moshla
  • 1.5 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 medium sized onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp of chopped ginger, garlic and green chillies
  • A bunch of finely chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil + for frying

Method –

  1. Add water in a saucepan
  2. Add 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste and a little salt
  3. When the water boils, add the fish and cook
  4. Remove from water and let the fish cool
  5. Remove the bones carefully and squeeze out all the water
  6. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan
  7. Add ginger, garlic and green chillies
  8. Fry till aromatic
  9. Add the onions and fry till brown
  10. Add the fish, potatoes and mix well
  11. Add the red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and mix well so that a smooth mixture is formed
  12. Add finely chopped coriander leaves and mix well
  13. Remove from heat and set aside
  14. Once cool, make small balls from the mixture
  15. Shape the balls into oval shaped rounds
  16. In a shallow dish, take breadcrumbs and add a little bit of salt and black pepper powder. Mix well
  17. In a bowl, add 6 tbsp cornflour, 1 cup water, salt and pepper to taste. Make a thin batter without lumps
  18. Now dip the chop into breadcrumbs mixture, then dip it into cornflour mixture and again coat it well in the breadcrumb mixture. Make all chops the same way and let it rest for 30 minutes
  19. Heat oil in a deep pan.
  20. Fry the chops till brown on medium high flame.
  21. Remove on absorbent paper and serve with ketchup or mustard sauce

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