Fish Kofta Recipe

Fish Kofta Recipe
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Fish Kofta is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare South Indian Fish Kofta by following this simple & easy recipe.
Fish Kofta Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
  • 250 g boneless Fish Pieces
  • ½ tsp Ginger (chopped)
  • ½ tbsp Onion (chopped)
  • ½ cup Onion (sliced)
  • 4 Green Chilies (slit)
  • ½ tbsp Coriander Leaves
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Bread Slice (soaked, drained, and crushed)
  • ¼ tsp Pepper Powder
  • ½ tbsp Maida (All-purpose Flour)
  • 1 cup Oil
  • Small ball of Tamarind
  • Few Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Sugar

    For Masala:
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tbsp Chilly Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • Small piece of Ginger
  • 2 Shallots
  • ½ tsp Pepper Powder
  • ¼ tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
How to make Fish Kofta:
  • Soak tamarind in ½ cup water and strain, reserving the water.
  • Mix fish pieces with ginger, chopped onion, 2 green chillies, coriander leaves, turmeric powder, some water, and salt in a large saucepan. Cook on medium heat until the fish turns tender.
  • Strain the mixture, separating the fish and stock. Mash the boiled fish and keep aside.
  • Grind together all the ingredients of grounded masala.
  • Separate the egg yolk and white. Beat the egg white well.
  • Mix mashed fish with egg yolk, bread, pepper powder, maida, and 1 tsp oil. Shape the mixture into medium-sized balls.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Dip the balls in the egg white and fry them until golden brown.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a separate pan and fry sliced onion, remaining 2 green chillies, and curry leaves.
  • Mix in ground masala and cook well.
  • Pour in fish stock, tamarind water, sugar, and salt. Stir and simmer.
  • Put in fish balls and cover the pan. Cook on low flame until the curry thickens and oil floats up.
  • Serve hot.