500 gms Boneless Kingfish ( Surmai)
1 cup milk
3 medium boiled Potatoes
4 cloves crushed garlic
3 fresh red chilies
1 finely chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped parlsey
1/2 tsp red chili powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp oil
1/4 tsp crushed black pepper
Salt to taste
1/4 cup cornflour
1/2 seasoned breadcrumbs
Oil for shallow frying
In a saucepan put fish pieces and add enough milk, so it can cook fish. I have put a cup of milk. cook for 5 minutes or until fish is cooked.
In a bowl flake the boiled fish, discard the skin and any any bones present, Grate the boiled potatoes and mix well.
In a pan add 1 tbsp oil add chopped onion and crushed garlic, let it sweat for a minute add red chili powder, cumin powder and salt and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add the onion masala to mashed potato and fish mixture, mix well. Add chopped red chilies, juice of lemon and chopped parsley. Mix well , taste and adjust the seasoning if required.
Crack a egg in a bowl and in one plate keep cornflour and another plate breadcrumbs. Divide the fish mix into 8 parts. Take pattis coat with cornflour then dunk in egg then coat it with bread crumbs.
Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Gently put the fish cakes in the pan and Cook for 4 minutes each side or until golden brown. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Repeat with the remaining fish mixture, reheating the pan between batches.
Serve hot with good squeeze of lime.