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Macher Chop/ Fish Cutlet

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45 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Macher Chop/ Fish Cutlet RECIPE

A mouthwatering appetizer for fish lovers.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Kitty Parties
  • West Bengal
  • Frying
  • Appetizers

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Bhetki/Basa Fish (Boneless) -250 gms
  2. ginger & Garlic Paste-1 and 1/2 tsp
  3. Boiled & Mashed Potato- 1 small
  4. Onion-1 and 1/2 chopped
  5. garlic (Grated): 1 tsp
  6. ginger (grated): 1 tsp
  7. Red chilli powder- 1 tsp
  8. Green chillies (chopped)- 1
  9. cumin powder: 1 tsp
  10. chicken masala powder- 1/2 tsp
  11. pudina Leaves-1 tbsp, chopped
  12. oil to cook the stuffing and frying the cutlets
  13. Cloves-2
  14. Cardamom-2
  15. Cinnamon-1/2 inch piece
  16. Breadcrumbs-1 cup
  17. egg-1


  1. Boil the fish pieces with 2 tbsp chopped onion, ginger and garlic(grated),salt, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom for 10 mins till the fish is opaque in colour. Once cooked, take the fish out and let it cool.
  2. Heat oil and add the chopped onion, when it turns pink add the ginger garlic paste and `chillies. Cook for few mins and add the boiled mashed potates to cook it for 2 mins. Now add all the powder masalas, salt and mix. Meanwhile mash the fish.
  3. Now add the fish to the pan and mix again. Now add the chopped mint leaves to the pan and mix. Once the mixture cools down make small oval shaped cutlets with it. Rest for 5 minutes. Meanwhile beat the egg and keep it in a bowl.
  4. Spread the bread crumbs in a plate. Dip the cutlets in the egg and then in the bread crumb. Repeat the process and let the cutlet rest for 10 mins. Now deep fry the cutlets in white oil and once brown take it out with a slotted spoon.

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Krishna Veni
Krishna Veni   Nov-20-2016

Perfect blend of spices... Amazing. I loved it.

Madhulata Juneja
Madhulata Juneja   May-10-2016

Absolutely! I'm a fish lover and my mouth is watering! Great recipe :D

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