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Fish Cutlet
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins

A delicious shallow or deep fried appetizer patties made with cooked and mashed Tilapia fillets ,potatoes and spices , rolled in egg wash and coated with bread crumbs .

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: cutlet, delicious, fish patty
To Boil
  • 3 fillet Tilapia fresh
  • 4 Thai green chillies Use more or less as you can tolerate spice
  • 1 inch Ginger crushed
  • 1 stalk Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Salt or to taste
  • 2 tsp Black Pepper crushed and powdered
For Patty
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 4 medium Potatoes boiled and mashed
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp ginger finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp garlic finely chopped
  • 6 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp amchur powder (dry mango powder) optional
  • ½ cup coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 4 to 5 curry leaves
For Coating
  • 2 cups bread crumbs
  • 2 large eggs beaten with salt n pepper to taste
  1. Boil all the contents in the to boil section with just enough water so that it is fully absorbed on cooking.

  2. Cool and drain any excess water . The mixture can be squeezed to remove water.

  3. In a pan heat some oil and add half the quantity of the onions, garlic, ginger , green chillies ,salt and spices and sautee well.

  4. Add the fish and make sure the entire mixture is dry .

  5. Add the mashed potatoes and mix well.

  6. Add the remaining half of the raw onions, ginger , green chillies and coriander leaves.

  7. Switch off flame and let it cool.

  8. Make small rounds and flatten into a patty shape as you desire.

  9. Beat 2 eggs with salt and pepper.

  10. Using 2 forks dip the patty in egg wash and coat with bread crumbs.

  11. Reshape into patty by adding some more bread crumbs .

  12. Shallow or deep fry the patties .Serve with ketchup or chutney .