Tuna Fish Cutlet
Recipe type: Sea food, starter, snack
RecipeCuisine: Indian Cuisine
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Serves: 8 servings
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 2 tbsp oil for shallow frying
  • 1 kilo tuna fish (boiled, peeled and shredded)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder + 1 t/s turmeric for mixture
  • 2 medium sized onion chopped finely
  • 3 green chilies chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp garam masala powder
  • 1 t/s coriander seed powder
  • 1 t/s red chili powder
  • 1 t/s sugar
  • 3 tomatoes chopped finely
  • 4 whole wheat bread Or plain bread
  • 2 tbsp gram flour / chickpea flour (besan)
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • rock salt / salt as per taste
How to make the recipe?
  1. Firstly boil whole tuna fish in 2-3 cups water with salt and turmeric powder. Boil for 20 mins until fish is tender.
  2. Allow the fish to come to room temperature. Gently remove the skin and peel off. You could take help of knife.
  3. Now shred the boiled tuna fish with your finger. Alternatively you could chop them finely.
  4. Take a pan add 1 t/s oil to it. Saute onion and green chilies until onion changes it's color.
  5. Time to add tomatoes. Also add dash of turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander seed powder, sugar and ginger-garlic paste.
  6. Saute until tomatoes are cooked and dry. Now mix this with the shredded tuna.
  7. Immerse whole wheat bread into little water. Don't keep for a long time. Just soak and remove. Squeeze all the excess water with the help of your palm. Add soaked bread into the tuna mixture.
  8. Also add besan and salt. Combine all nicely and evenly.
  9. Make round tikki like shape for cutlets. Spread rice flour over a dish. Roll cutlets over rice flour.
  10. Take a shallow frying non stick pan with oil. Once oil is hot shallow fry the cutlets until dark golden brown from both the sides.
  11. Serve the tuna fish cutlets with french fries and some salad.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at http://www.flavorsofmumbai.com/tuna-fish-cutlet/