Tapioca Fish Cutlets

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Category:  Snacks

Region:  Kerala

Type:  Vegetarian

Serving Size:  9  Adults

Cooking Time:  45  Minutes

Preparation Time:  25  Minutes


  1. Tapioca(Kappa)     ½    Kg
  2. Flesh of the Fish     250    g
  3. Salt to taste     ½    tsp
  4. Turmeric Powder     ½    tsp
  5. Coconut Oil     2    tbsp
  6. Onion finely chopped    1    cup
  7. Ginger Garlic Paste     2    tsp
  8. Green Chillies  Finely Chopped     3    nos.
  9. Curry Leaves     1    stalks
  10. Kashmiri Chilli Powder     1    tsp
  11. Pepper Powder     ½    tsp
  12. Coriander Powder     1    tsp
  13. Garam Masala Powder    ½    tsp
  14. Bread Crumbs     1    cups
  15. Beaten Egg     1    nos.
  16. Oil For deep frying     1    cup


  1. Boil tapioca pieces in lots of water adding salt and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder. When they are done and are easily mashable, switch off the flame.
  2. Drain the water and return to the original vessel. Wash them well using the back of a large spoon or a potato masher. Taste check for salt. set aside.
  3. Heat coconut oil in a pan. Saute finely chopped onion until transparent. Add chopped curry leaves, green chilles and ginger garlic paste.
  4. Saute until onion starts to change color. Add turmeric powder, kashmiri chilli powder, coriander powder, pepper powder and garam masala powder if using.
  5. Mix well and cook for a few seconds. Add the shredded fish. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  6. Add mashed tapioca and mix well. Taste check for salt and switch off. When warm enough to handle, make a dough using your fingers.
  7. Make small balls out of the tapioca mixture. Flatten the balls to desired shapes.
  8. Dip them in beaten egg and them roll in bread crumbs. Deep or shallow fry in oil until brown.
  9. Serve with tomato ketchup or onion salad.

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