Fish a la Kiev


  • 1 cup of freshly cooked boneless fish flakes
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 heaped tsp ginger garlic paste
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 green chillies
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 3-4 tbsp butter
  • Mixed herbs

Method –

  1. For the fish flakes, steam or boil the fish in minimum water and debone it
  2. Heat oil
  3. Add onion and sauté till translucent
  4. Add ginger garlic paste and cook till the raw smell goes away
  5. Switch off the flame
  6. Add this paste along with coriander leaves, green chillies, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper to the flaked fish and mix well
  7. Divide into 4 portions
  8. Cream the butter
  9. Sprinkle dry herbs and add some coriander leaves
  10. Roll it in butter paper in cylindrical shame
  11. Freeze it
  12. Cut the butter lengthwise into 4 pieces
  13. Flatten the fish mixture into oval shape
  14. Put 1 piece of butter each into the fish mixture
  15. Shape into oval again
  16. Beat 1 egg
  17. Dip the fish ovals into egg mixture and cook with breadcrumbs
  18. Deep fry till it turns a nice golden colour
  19. I served it with grilled potatoes and hung curd dip made with ketchup and mustard

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