Monday, July 15, 2013


Makes- 10 to 12 nos


  1. Green chilies-finely chopped- 1 or 2 nos ( or according to taste)
  2. Ginger -finely chopped- 1 tsp
  3. Garlic- finely chopped- 1 tsp
  4. Onion -finely chopped- 1 medium ( 1/2 cup)
  5. Kashmiri chili powder- 1 tsp( see notes)
  6. Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  7. Coriander powder-1 tsp
  8. Black pepper powder-  to taste ( I used 3/4 tsp)
  9. Garam masala- 1/2 tsp
  10. Vegetables-finely chopped- 1 to 1.5 cups( Carrot,beetroot,cabbage,green beans)
  11. Potato -boiled and mashed- 3 small
  12. Lemon juice- 1/2 to 1 tsp
  13. Coriander leaves- chopped- 1 tbsp
  14. All purpose flour- 2 tbsp
  15. Water- as required
  16. Bread crumbs- as required
  17. Oil - for frying
  18. Salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan and add green chilies,ginger,garlic and onion.Saute until onion turns golden brown ,over a medium low flame.
  • Add chili ,turmeric,coriander,black pepper and garam masala powder.Saute for a minute or two.
  • Next add chopped vegetables and salt to taste.Mix well ,cook until it is done.
  • Add mashed potato,lemon juice and coriander leaves.Mix well until combined.Switch off the stove.Add more salt if required.
  • Allow this mixture to cool slightly.Shape it into small balls and lightly flatten it using your finger tips.Keep aside.
  • In a small bowl mix together all purpose flour and water to form a smooth paste.
  • Dip each cutlets in the prepared batter and roll in breadcrumbs to form an even coating.( you can freeze the cutlets at this point,if desired)
  • Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the cutlets ,turning once in between.Serve with tomato ketchup.

  • Adjust the quantity of chili powder and black pepper powder according to your taste.
  • Use vegetable of your choice,like carrot,cabbage,green beans,beetroot etc.Here i have used, one carrot ,one beetroot and few green beans.

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