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Fish Cutlets Recipe

It can be served with the main course or can be used as a snack or breakfast.

fish cutlets
fish cutlets
Winters are the prime time to enjoy fish in every possible way. Today we are going to share a perfect winter fish recipe that can either be served with the main course or can be used as a snack or breakfast. Not only that but we are also going to share how you can meal prep these fish cutlets and use them whenever needed. To make these cutlets, we have used Rahu fish fillet, without any bones, you can use any other fish as well, as long as it is boneless. The fish is first cooked in spices and then mixed with other ingredients. This method gives these cutlets an extra ounce of flavor that you will really cherish the one you try it.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes



  • 1 Rahu Fish Fillet (boneless)
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1/3 cup Gram Flour
  • ¼ tsp Garam Masala
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Water (to make the dough)
  • Onion
  • ½ cup Fried Onion
  • ½ tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Coriander
  • 2 tbsp Green Chili


  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Egg
  • Cooking Oil (for deep frying)
Nutrition Facts
Fish Cutlets
Amount Per Serving
Calories 432 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Trans Fat 0.02g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 164mg55%
Sodium 1609mg70%
Potassium 477mg14%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 618IU12%
Vitamin C 8mg10%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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Boiled the Fish Fillet:

  • Add fish, salt, turmeric, water, and chili powder to a cooking pot and cook for 10 minutes on low heat until al dente.
    ½ tsp Salt, ½ tsp Chili Powder, ½ tsp Turmeric, ½ cup Water, 1 Rahu Fish Fillet

Prepare the Dough:

  • Add gram flour, garam masala, and salt to a pan and stir cook for 3 minutes. Pour in enough water to make a thick dough out of this mixture.
    1/3 cup Gram Flour, ¼ tsp Garam Masala, Salt
  • Mix fried onion with sugar and cumin powder. Mix coriander and green chili with salt.
    ½ cup Fried Onion, ½ tsp Cumin Powder, 1 tsp Sugar, 2 tbsp Coriander, 2 tbsp Green Chili, Onion

Mix All the Ingredients:

  • Crumble boiled fish in a bowl then add gram flour, onion-coriander mixture, egg, and lemon juice. Add more salt to adjust the seasoning
    1 Egg, 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Mix well, then make small-size cutlets out of it. Heat cooking oil in a deep wok.
    Water, Cooking Oil

Fry Deeply and Serve:

  • Add cutlets to the hot oil and deep fry until golden brown from both sides.
  • Serve warm with sauce.



  • To store the fish cutlets, first place them in a flat tray and freeze for 1 hour.
  • Now transfer the frozen cutlets to a Ziplock and seal them.
  • You can store these cutlets for up to 3 months in the freezer.
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