How to make Indian Style Fish Croquettes -

The Indian spices give these fish croquettes an Indian identity.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Rawas fillets (रावस के फिले), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Indian Style Fish Croquettes

Indian Style Fish Croquettes Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Indian Style Fish Croquettes Recipe

  • Rawas fillets 400 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Semolina (suji) ½ cup

  • Bread crumbs ? cup

  • Dried coconut ( khopra) grated ¼ cup

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and grated 3 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Curry leaves chopped 5-6

  • Garam masala powder 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped ¼ cup

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Egg 1

  • Refined flour (maida) for dusting

  • Oil for deep-frying


Step 1

Boil fish fillet with salt and ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder till done. Strain and gently flake the fish with a fork.

Step 2

Mix together semolina, breadcrumbs, coconut and salt on a plate.

Step 3

Mix together fish, potatoes, remaining turmeric powder, chilli powder, green chillies, curry leaves, garam masala powder, coriander leaves, onion and salt in a bowl.

Step 4

Divide the mixture into 12 equal portions and shape them into croquettes.

Step 5

Beat egg with 2 tablespoon water in a bowl.

Step 6

Dust the croquettes with flour, dip in beaten egg and coat with semolina mixture.

Step 7

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry the croquettes till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

Serve hot with tomato ketchup or tartar sauce.

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