- 1/2 kg white fish- cut into 2" cubes
1 piece coal
1 'paan' leaf
1 Tbsp oil
2 Tbsp butter
Salt and pepper
3 Tbsp spring onions-finely chopped
3 Tbsp cream
750 gm potatoes-mashed
2 Tbsp chopped parsley
2 Tbsp seasoned flour
Oil for frying
Place fish in a bowl. Heat coal over a flame until it glows.
Push a beetle nut leaf (paan leaf) into the centre of the bowl of the fish.
Using tongs, put the glowing coal onto the leaf.
Heat 1 Tbsp oil. Pour over the coal.
Cover the bowl with foil.
Set aside for an hour. Arrange fish on a grill pan.
Brush with butter and grill until fish flakes easily.
Flake fish with a fork.
Cook butter, spring onion and cream together for a minute.
Add potatoes, parsley, nutmeg, fish and seasoning. Chill well.
Mould mixtures into small patties. Coat with flour.
Shallow fry in hot oil for about 3 minutes on each side.
Drain and serve immediately.