Fish Cutlet Recipe - Indian

Looks English, Tastes Desi – Fish Cutlet Recipe

Fish and chips, fish cutlets and fish rolls, sound so English, that many with taste-buds tuned to Indian flavors ignore them altogether. Here is a take on Fish Cutlets which look English but taste 100% Desi.


  • Steamed Cat fish or White Indian Salmon fillet (200 grams per person)
  • Cornflour 1 tbsp per 100 grams
  • Spring Onions
  • Olives
  • Green Peppercorns
  • Chopped Garlic
  • Ginger, thin slices
  • Brown bread slices 1/4 / cutlets
  • Potatoes 1/4 of fish by weight
  • Clove powder
  • Coriander  powder,
  • Fresh Coriander
  • Mint powder
  • 1 Teaspoon cream/ malai / cutlet
  • Fried fish chunks 2 /cutlet
  • 1/2 egg white per cutlet
  • Oil for frying

Method of Preparation

Steam fish fillet, create a batter with cornflour and egg white. Mix steamed fish fillet with everything else except the batter. Create slices as shown in the picture. Dunk them in the batter made of cornflour and egg white. Shallow fry them till golden brown. Serve with tomato slices, tartar sauce or mint chutney as sides.