How to make Fish Cakes -

A favourite of many, this recipe is very simple and quick to make. Fish cakes are so very delicious and satiating that you would want to make them often

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Rawas fish fillets, Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Fish Cakes

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Fish Cakes Recipe

  • Rawas fish fillets 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tsps + to shallow fry

  • Onion , finely chopped 2-3 tablespoons

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Potatoes , boiled and peeled 2 medium

  • Eggs 2

  • Green chillies , finely chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves , chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Dried breadcrumbs 1 1/4 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) as required

  • Tomato ketchup to serve


Step 1

Heat sufficient water in a non-stick pan, add salt and bring to boil. Add fish filets and poach for 4-5 minutes. Drain on a plate.

Step 2

Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a non-stick pan, add onion, salt and ginger-garlic paste, mix and sauté till onion turns translucent. Switch off heat and set aside to cool.

Step 3

Put the poached fish fillets in a bowl and flake with a fork. Grate potatoes into the bowl. Break 1 egg into it. Add sautéed onion mixture, green chillies, coriander leaves and little salt and mix well. Add ¼ cup breadcrumbs and mix well.

Step 4

Spread flour on a plate. Add a pinch salt and mix well. Spread remaining breadcrumbs on another plate. Beat 1 egg in a shallow plate. Add a pinch salt and mix well.

Step 5

Grease your palms with some oil, divide the fish mixture into equal portions and shape them into cakes.

Step 6

Coat each fish cake with flour, dip in beaten egg and coat with breadcrumbs.

Step 7

Heat some oil in another non-stick pan. Place the fish cakes in it and shallow-fry, turning sides, till both sides are evenly golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

Arrange the fish cakes on a serving platter and serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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