Machchli Kabab

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 450 g - fish fillet, steamed and flaked
  • 4 slices - bread, soaked in water and squeezed dry
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp - grated root ginger
  • 1 tsp - garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp - chopped coriander leaves
  • 1.5 tsp - freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp - salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 50 g - fresh breadcrumbs
  • oil for deep frying
  • tomato or mint sauce, to serve

How to Make Machchli Kabab

  • Mix the fillet with the soaked bread.
  • Add the onion, ginger, garlic powder, coriander, pepper, chillies and salt and mix together to form a dough.
  • Divide this dough into 16 portions and mould them to the required shape. Chill until firm.
  • Beat the egg whites until fluffy and dip in each croquette.
  • Roll the croquettes in the breadcrumbs to coat them.
  • Heat the oil to 180.5C or until a cube of bread browns in 30 seconds.
  • Deep fry 3 to 4 croquettes at a time until golden.
  • Serve hot with tomato or mint sauce.