How to make the best vegetable cutlets
Oct. 31, 2017, 9:32 p.m.

THE BEST VEGETABLE CUTLETS

How to make the best vegetable cutlets

A ready to make all time crispy snack to fulfill your daily nutrition need.

A snack - crispy one - tasty one -  healthy one - spicy one - children's favourite - easy to make -  anytime snack. If you are in search of a snack that fits all these criteria, then I guess you are on the right page. Yes guys be ready to hack your meal with this easy to make vegetable cutlet. Be it a cozy evening with splattering raindrops outside the window or a sudden arrival of guests or friends - never hesitate to amuse them with this crispy crunchy vegetable cutlet. Well the actual credits really goes to Steffi. Inspired by the original recipe from Madras Samayal, I guess this is one of the basic methods and I swear it is an easy one too. She has just nailed it with such simplicity. With a handful of vegetables added, this snack definitely tops your checklist regarding diet and nutrition. So now lets get started.

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HOW TO MAKE BEST VEGETABLE CUTLETS

Course : Snack, starters

Cuisine : Indian

Preparation time : 10 minutes

Cooking time : 10 minutes

Servings : 10 - 12 cutlets

 

INGREDIENTS

Vegetable oil

2 potatoes

1 carrot 

100 gms beans

1/2 cup green peas

One medium sized onion finely chopped

2 green chillies finely chopped

1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste

1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon garam masala

1 tablespoon chilli powder

1/4 teaspoon pepper powder

1 cup bread crumbs

3 table spoon all-purpose flour

Finely chopped coriander leaves

Salt as required.

Now, now don't sigh reading the ingredient list friends. It may look long but the recipe is simple. So do continue guys.

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1: Boil the potatoes and mash it finely. Keep it aside.

Step 2: In a heavy bottom pan heat some oil and saute the chopped onions and green chillies.

Step 3: Once sauted, add all the required masalas - ginger garlic paste, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala- and continue sauting.

Step 4: Now add all the finely cut vegetables - carrot, beans and peas one by one and continue sauting in medium flame.

Step 5: Add required water and salt and saute the mixture well for some two to three minutes. Don't overcook them. Let it be half boiled to retain the crunchiness.

Step 6: Once boiled add the mashed potato. If you feel the mixture is too watery, do add some maida or bread crumbs to thicken it in order to get the right consistency.

Step 7: Now add chopped coriander leaves and pepper powder and mix it so that it gets distributed uniformly. Then switch off the flame and allow it to cool.

Step 8: Now take small quantities from this mixture, roll it in small rounds and press it into patties. Prepare such patties and keep it aside.

Step 9: In a bowl, mix maida with water to make a batter like paste.

Step 10: Dip the cutlet patties in the maida paste and then coat it with bread crumbs. See to that the bread crumbs are evenly coated on either sides of the patty. You can fry this in two ways either deep fry or shallow fry it.

Step 11: While deep frying, drop the patties in the heated oil and fry in low flame. While shallow frying apply oil from time to time on the pattys' surface. On either ways, do flip the patties so that they get fried uniformly on either sides and never forget to maintain a low flame.

Once fried , your cutlets are ready to be served.

What is so special about this cutlet, its just the basic one right?

Yes this one is of course the basic and easy version but still you could add a variety of ingredients like paneer, chicken, corn, soya chunks or even mushroom and create your personalized ones. Also when made in different shapes like heart, square or cylindrical rolls uaing cookie cutters as well and it will never fail in attracting small ones. So this is one way on making your children eat healthy food. Also you could freeze the patties and fry it when needed. 

So be ready to master the art guys.

Shalom,

Jofy

 

 

 

Jofy Abraham
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