Tuna Spinach Cakes or Cutlets


When canned Tuna is made into a perfect appetizer: Tuna cakes. While walking through the canned meat aisle in the stores and looking at the canned tunas, have you ever wondered how can you transform those canned tunas into a scrumptious dish? I used to think whenever I glanced at those and never really got what will I make out of those. But now, I don’t have time to think about all these, as I will be seen busy snatching all the cans and putting into my cart. I finally figured out what I can do with these canned tuna meat, in fact I am now totally obsessed with them. My pantry is seldom seen without these canned tunas stacked in it to make the delicious tuna cakes. I had taken these tuna cakes for the cooking meet up that I had attended last weekend and all the foodies there loved it. I introduced these as tuna cutlets but the foodies there instantly renamed it to tuna cakes as these resembled to crab cakes in preparation and looks. Honestly, even I loved the new name they gave it and

What you will need

Onion, large, chopped- 3

Ginger-Garlic paste- ½ tbsp

Spinach, chopped- 2 cups (optional)

Garam masala ( cardamom-2, cloves-2, cinnamon stick- ½ inch slice- grind into powder)- 1 tsp

Chili powder- 1 tsp

Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp

Fennel powder- 2 tsp

Canned Tuna, in Water- 12 oz

Cilantro chopped- 1 handful

Potatoes, cooked -2

Vegetable oil- 1 tbsp

Salt- to taste

Egg white- of 2 eggs (or use egg whites and yolks)

Bread crumbs- 2 to 3 cups or enough to coat the tuna cutlets

Vegetable oil- for frying


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