April 16, 2009

Vegetable Cutlet

Potatoes - 4
Onions - 2
Carrots - 4
Peas - 1/2 cup (if its fresh then soak it a night before)
Fine Bread crumbs - 1 cup
Maida - 4 tsp
Salt - as required
Red Chilli Powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1/2 tsp
Oil - for frying


  • Peel and chop onions finely.
  • Peel the Potatoes and pressure cook and mash them.
  • Along with Potatoes , steam Peas on top container of pressure cooker.
  • Allow it cool down, Grate Carrots.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan and fry Onions till transparent.
  • Add grated carrot and fry.
  • Then add cooked peas and mashed potatoes. Fry in high flame till moisture is absorbed.
  • Sprinkle salt, chilli powder, garam masala and mix well.
  • Remove from fire and allow it to cool completely.
  • Mix maida with just enough water to make smooth paste and also keep the rusk powder in a plate.
  • Once the vegetables cool down, make small balls of them and dip them into the maida paste and immediately roll them on the rusk powder to coat well.
  • Shape as you like into thin cutlets.
  • Heat a Tawa and arrange few cutlets on top.
  • Pour oil around and fry till brown on both sides by turning it once.
  • Serve hot with Tomato Ketchup and Mint chutney.