Fish Balls


1/2 kg kingfish / ayakoora
3 medium onions, finely chopped
4-6 green chillies, chopped
2 tbsp ginger,finely chopped
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 large potatoes
1 tsp garam masala
1/4 cup coriander leaves, finely chopped
1 cup plain flour
2 cup bread crumbs
salt to taste
water as required


  1. Cook the potatoes until they are soft, peel and mash it and keep it aside.
  2. Clean and cut the fish into pieces and cook it adding turmeric powder and salt. Remove the bones from fish and break it into small pieces and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onions, ginger and green chillies and saute well till transparent.
  4. Add pepper powder, garam masala, cooked fish pieces , mashed potatoes and coriander leaves and mix well. Check for salt and remove from flame.
  5. Transfer it to a bowl , mix it well with your hand and make small balls out of this mixture.
  6. In another bowl, mix plain flour , a pinch of turmeric powder and salt adding enough water to a smooth batter.
  7. Dip each fish ball in this batter and roll it in bread crumbs.
  8. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry till golden brown and crispy…Serve it  hot…


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *