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Easy Homemade Gefilte Fish

Easy Homemade Gefilte Fish

Recipes for Shabbat from Israel


Easy Homemade Gefilte Fish: Recipes for Shabbat from Israel

Food; Eating, Gefilte Fish

Fish Ingredients:

  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 1 lb. (450 grams) ground carp
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. kosher salt
  • 1 cup matzo meal (approximately)
  • 2 eggs

Broth Ingredients:

  • 12 cups (3 liters) water
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 5 whole peppercorns
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp. cracked black pepper
  • 1 onion


  1. Place the carrot and onion into a food processor and grind finely.
  2. Mix the carrot and onion mixture into the ground carp.
  3. Add in the salt, sugar, pepper, eggs and matzah meal. Mix and form into balls.
  4. Place all the broth ingredients into a pot and bring to a boil.
  5. Drop in the fish balls and cook for 1 hour.
  6. Refrigerate until serving.
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Anonymous CLOVIS October 28, 2016

substitutions?? can you use tuna fish or canned salmon?? Reply

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