Fofos Recipe - Fish croquettes

This recipe is from the book Konkan Cookbook.

Main Ingredients : King fish (surmai), Salt

Cuisine : Other

Course : Starter


Fofos Recipe - How to make Fofos


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking :


  • King fish (surmai) thickly sliced500 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns 8

  • Potato boiled and mashed 1 large

  • Eggs 3

  • Garlic finely chopped 4 cloves

  • Ginger finely chopped 1/2 inch piece

  • Green chillies finely chopped 4

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Bread crumbs as required

  • Oil tempered to shallow fry


Step 1

Cook fish in one cup of water with salt and black peppercorns in a shallow pan till all the water has been absorbed. Remove the skin and debone. Mash using a fork.

Step 2

Mix it with mashed potato, one egg, garlic, ginger, green chillies, lemon juice, onion and coriander leaves. Adjust salt.

Step 3

Divide into twelve equal portions and shape into flat, oval cutlets. Beat the remaining eggs. Dip each cutlet in the beaten eggs, roll in the breadcrumbs.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a frying pan on medium heat and shallow-fry the cutlets till they are evenly golden brown on both sides. Remove and drain onto an absorbent paper and serve hot.

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