Halwai July 12, 2018


• 1 kg – flounder, cut into 1 inch pieces ( can use any other white-fleshed fish)
• 1/2 cup – chopped yellow Onion
• 1 – jalapeno pepper, deseeded and chopped
• 1/4 cup – freshly grated Coconut
• A handful of chopped coriander
• 1.25 cup – heavy Cream
• 3 – Egg whites
• 1 tsp – salt
• 1/2 tsp – pepper powder
• Juice of 1 Lemon
• 1 tbsp – Butter
• 2 tbsp – dry bread crumbs


  1. In a pan, cook the fish along with 1.5 to 2 cups of water with salt, pepper and half of the lemon juice.
  2. In another pan, add a tbsp of butter, chopped onion and jalapeno pepper, fry until the onion turns translucent.
  3. Grind the fish pieces, onion and jalapeno, grated coconut, coriander leaves and lemon juice to make a smooth paste.
  4. Put the fish dough in a pan, add the egg whites and stir on medium fire until the fish dough becomes soft and fluffy.
  5. Lastly add cream and stir for less than a minute.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  7. Boil water in a pan to be used later for baking pudding.
  8. Grease the bottom and sides of a pan with butter.
  9. Sprinkle the bread crumbs evenly and also grease aluminium foil to cover the pan.
  10. Pour the mixture in the pan, bang the pan gently to remove any air bubbles.
  11. Seal the pan with the greased foil, place the pan in a deep baking tray, add boiling water way up till it covers 3/4 of the sides of the pan.
  12. Bake for 25 to 30 mins.
  13. Let it cool for 5 minutes and carefully invert so that the pudding comes out smoothly.
  14. Serve hot.
  15. Recipe Courtesy: Only Fish Recipes

Recipe courtesy of Sonali