Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Low Fat Spicy Fish Croquettes / Fish Kola urundai

Fish is a rich source of protein and omega B. It is good for health when we consume fish twice a week. But same way of preparing the fish makes us bored of eating it. So, I thought of trying a different recipe and here it comes a spicy fish croquettes. Since it is not deep fried, it is a low fat healthy side dish. The taste of this fish croquettes will leave you speechless and it’s spicy and very flavorful.
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 35 mins

Oil -3 tbsp
Cinnamon – ½ inch piece
Star anise – 1
Cloves – 1
Fennel seeds – ½ tsp
Poppy seeds – ½ tsp
Onion – 1, finely chopped
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
Fish – 1 fillet (I used tilapia)
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Red chili powder – 1 tsp
Garam masala – ½ tsp
Cumin powder – ½ tsp
Pepper powder – ½ tsp
Curry leaves – few
Cilantro – few
Salt to taste

1. Boil the fish in water with salt and mash them.
2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, Add cinnamon, cloves, star anise, fennel seeds and poppy seeds. Fry them till they turn golden brown.
3. Add onions and saute till it turns translucent. Add ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell leaves off.
4. Add curry leaves, salt and spice powders, cook for about 4 to 5 minutes
5. Now add the mashed fish and give a good mix. Cook for about 6 to 7 minutes. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool.
6. Take small portion of mixture and roll them into small balls.
7. Heat paniyaram kal, place the balls and drizzle some oil.

8. Cook all the sides until it turns golden brown. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.


  1. Healthy and yummy fish recipe

  2. tempting. .being a bong I love fish..ll surely try

  3. tempting. .being a bong I love fish..ll surely try