Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style ) | How to make Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style )

By Moumita Malla  |  28th Jun 2016  |  
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Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style )by Moumita Malla
  • Prep Time

    20

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    2

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About Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style ) Recipe

Macher chop is a Bengali style fish croquettes. It is a perfect tea time snack.In Bengal, it is generally made with using Rahu, Katla or Bhetki or Barramundi.

Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style ) is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style ) in your kitchen. This recipe requires 20 minutes for preparation and 15 minutes to cook. The Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style ) by Moumita Malla has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style ) at home without any difficulty. Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style ) is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style ) would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style ) this weekend. Share your Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style ) cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Moumita Malla for inputs. In case you have any queries for Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style ) you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Moumita Malla. You can also rate the Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style ) and give feedback.

Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style )

Ingredients to make Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style )

  • Ingredients for inside stuffing of the croquettes-
  • Onion chopped -1
  • Garlic Paste-2 teaspoon
  • Ginger paste-1 teaspoon
  • Chopped green chilles-2
  • Mashed potatoes -1(big)
  • Turmeric powder-1/2teaspoon
  • Roasted cumin powder-1teaspoon (dry roast the cumin,then grind to make a fine powder)
  • Garam masala powder-1teaspoon
  • Coriander powder-1teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder -1reaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil- 1cup +1tablespoons
  • Ingredients for outer coating-
  • Basan or gram flour-1cup
  • Water-1/4cup (if required, add more,make sure the batter should not be very thin or thick)
  • Breadcrumbs-1cup

How to make Macher Chop or Fish Croquettes (Kolkata Style )

  1. Clean the fish pieces. In a deep pan,add water,cleaned fish pieces, turmeric powder, bay leaf and salt, let it boil over medium flame.
  2. Cook until fish pieces are cooked.
  3. Switch off the gas. With a spatula take out the fish pieces from the hot water.Strain the water.
  4. Let the fish pieces cool down ,if you are using fish with bones,discard fish bones and skins (if it have) and mash the fish.
  5. Mix the mashed fish with mashed boiled potatoes .
  6. In a pan,heat 2 tablespoons oil,when the oil is hot add chopped onions.Cook until golden brown
  7. Add ginger garlic paste,chopped green chillies and mix all together. Cook until the raw smell of masala goes away.
  8. Add mashed fish pieces and potatoes, mix and cook for 2-3minutes,add salt ,roasted cumin powder,red chilli powder, garan masala powder,coriander powder and cook for 2-3minutes until a nice aroma comes out.
  9. Switch off the flame, let the mixture cool down.
  10. Take some portion of the fish mixture and make flat round patties.
  11. Take a bowl, add gramflour or besan, salt and water,mix well to make a batter.
  12. Then dip the fish patties into batter,coat with breadcrumb, keep them on a plate and keep in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  13. Heat oil in a pan,add pinch of salt (when you deep frying something, add pinch of salt in oil, it absorbs less oil).
  14. Add 4 to 5 coated fish patties(according to the size of your pan)in oil,and deep fry on medium flame until golden brown colour.Take them out from pan and place them on kitchen paper.
  15. Your macher chop or fish croquettes are ready to serve Serve it with Bengali style mustard sauce or kasundi or English mustard and onion rings .

My Tip:

You can make this recipe using any fish or fish fillets with bone or without, just use all the ingredients to get a super yummy taste.

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