Sri Lankan Cutlet recipie


This is the famous fish cutlets but if you wish you could use meat as well.


150g of tuna fish (canned)
150g of potato
1/2 onion
4-5 garlic cloves
1 x 5cm ginger
½ of a lime or lemon
4 -5 curry leaves
2 green chilies
½ teaspoon Sri Lankan raw curry powder
¼ teaspoon turmeric
¼ teaspoon paprika powder
1 – 1½ tablespoons black pepper powder
3 tablespoons oil
For the deep frying your will need
3 cups of bread crumbs
Flour & 1 – 2 cups water OR 2 eggs – Well beaten

Boil and mash the potato. Finely chop the onion, garlic cloves, ginger and the green chilies.

How to make the cutlet.
In a fried pan low heat put the finely chopped things then mixed up with the fish and the potato add the turmeric, curry power and paprika powder salt and pepper . Add the lemon or lime before keeping the pan away.

Make balls by taking small potions of the mixture. Put those balls in the mixture of flour with water or the bitten eggs.

In a deep fry pan. Add oil.

Deep fry the fish cutlets till they turn dark brown.

You can serve it hot and eat it with tomato sauce.