Vegetable cutlets are great blend of vegetables and spices. These are great as an appetizer, afternoon snack with tea, or as a side dish with dinner.
Recipe makes 10.
- 2 medium potatoes
- 1 cup chopped mixed vegetables (green peas, carrots, green beans, corn)
- 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (green coriander)
- 2 finely chopped green chilies (adjust to your taste)
- 1 teaspoon chopped ginger
- 1 teaspoon salt (adjust to your taste)
- 1 teaspoon mango powder
- 3 tablespoon All Purpose flour (plain flour or maida)
- 1 cup breadcrumbs
- Oil to fry
- Boiled the potatoes until they are tender.
- Once cooked, drain the water and let the potatoes cool down.
- Peel the skin off and mash the potatoes.
- Steam the chopped mixed vegetables.
- Make sure to squeeze the vegetables to take the excess water out and Pat dry.
- Mix all the ingredients togather; adjust salt and pepper to your taste.
- Add 4 tablespoons of water to the All Purpose flour to make a batter and keep aside.
- With oiled hands, divide the mixture into 10 equal parts.
- Shape into flat round patties about 1/2 inch thick.
- Dip each patty in the flour batter, and roll the patty in breadcrumbs and set aside.
- Heat the oil on medium high heat in a frying pan.
- Frying pan should have atleast 1 1/2 inch of oil. To check if the oil is ready, put one drop of batter in the oil, the batter should come up right away.
Fry a few cutlets at a time until they are golden-brown on both sides.
Repeat this until all the cutlets are done. Serve hot.
- If the oil is not hot enough, the patties will break.
- If the vegetable/potato mixture looks wet, you can add some breadcrumbs.
- You can always change the shape of the cutlets to your desired shape.
- Vegetable cutlets are best when dipped with Cilantro chutney, or tamarind chutney.
- Vegetable cutlets also make great veggie burgers, adding cheese lettuce, tomatoes, chutney or ketchup.