Clean and pat dry the dry the fish. Marinate the fish in turmeric powder, salt and pepper (1 tbsp). Steam the fish until cooked through
Let the fish cool and separate the flesh from the fish bones. Using fingers crumble it to smaller flakes / mince them and set aside.
Boil potatoes in water. Skin them and mash them coarsely.
In a pan, heat oil and add the onions. Let it sweat before adding in the ginger and green chilly. Sauté till the ginger is cooked well. Add in required salt and pepper powder.
Add the minced fish to this masala and give it a good mix. Turn off the flame and add the mashed potato. Mix them well. When it is warm enough to handle. Roll them into desired shape.
Freeze them for about half an hour. Dip them in beaten egg and roll in the bread crumbs so that it is coated well. Freeze them for atleast half an hour before frying.
You could either deep fry the cutlets or shallow fry them until golden brown and crisp on both the sides.
By Ria Samuel