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Fish croquettes (macher chop)

Chitrangada Kundu
40 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Fish croquettes (macher chop) RECIPE

A street food from Bengal, can be a great choice for any party or snack time.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • West Bengal
  • Frying
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Fish-500 gm
  2. Boiled and mashed potato- 1 cup
  3. Onion (cubed)- 1 small
  4. Garlic- 1 clove
  5. Ginger- 1/2 inch piece
  6. Whole garam masala
  7. Peppercorns- 5-6
  8. Bay leaves- 2-3
  9. Onion (chopped)- 4 tbsp
  10. Garlic paste-1 tbsp
  11. Ginger (grated)- 2 tsp
  12. Red chilli powder- 1-2 tsp
  13. Green chillies (chopped)-1-2 tbsp
  14. Cumin powder- 2 tsp
  15. Garam masala powder- 1 tsp
  16. Fresh coriander leaves (chopped)-3 tbsp
  17. Fresh mint leaves (chopped)- 2 tbsp
  18. Sugar to taste
  19. Salt to taste
  20. Eggs- 2
  21. Water- 5-6 tbsp
  22. Breadcrumb to coat
  23. Oil to deep fry


  1. Cook fish pieces with cubed onion, garlic clove, ginger piece, whole garam masala, bay leaves, peppercorn and salt, for 15 min.
  2. Drain the water, let the fish pieces cool down.
  3. Mash fish pieces, discard skin and bones.
  4. In a pan heat oil (2 tablespoon), cook chopped onion till red, add garlic and ginger paste, cook for 3-4 min.
  5. Add mashed fish, cook for 2-3 min, add mashed potato, salt, sugar, cumin powder, red chili powder, garam masala powder. Mix and cook for 2-3 min.
  6. Add chopped coriander, mint, green chilies. Mix well. Let the mixture cool down, Make flat round patties from the mixture.
  7. Dip each patty in the egg-wash, then coat with breadcrumbs. Again dip in egg-wash and coat with breadcrumbs. Do double coating for all the patties.
  8. Heat oil and deep fry and enjoy your fish croquettes.

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Shiva Pande
Shiva Pande   Dec-14-2016

This looks absolutely amazing!

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