1/2 kg white fish- cut into 2″ cubes
1″ piece coal
1 “paan” leaf
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp melted butter
salt and pepper
1 tbsp butter
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 ? 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.