4 Big Mackerels (cleaned and kept whole)
2 big Onions
1 big Tomato
2-3 Green Chillies (or more)
1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Pepper Powder
2-3 bread slices
2 tsp Vinegar
1 tbsp Oil
Coarsely ground rice flour
Chopped Green Coriander
Salt to taste
Add salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and vinegar to mackerels. Add about 1 cup water and boil the mackerels for about 10 mins.
Clean the mackerels well and mash. Finely chop the onions, tomato and green chillies.
Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions till soft and light brown. Add the ginger garlic paste, tomato and green chillies and fry till the tomato is cooked.
Add turmeric powder, pepper powder and salt. Cool this mixture and add it to the mashed mackerels.
Add the egg, green coriander and bread (which has been soaked in water and squeezed). Mix well.
Shape into cutlets, roll in the rice flour and shallow fry till brown on both sides.
Serve hot with tomato sauce.
Posted By: Priti Gomes, Mumbai.