Monday, 17 February 2014

Tawa Fried Vegetable Cutlet

Tawa Fried Vegetable Cutlet
 Cutlet is a very popular snack item. If you have some boiled vegetables you can easily prepare the veg cutlets. Of course, you can make your own variations to it by adding chicken, fish or meat. There are varieties of veg cutlets like aloo, soya, paneer, raw banana etc. In today’s health conscious world, the best way to prepare cutlet is by shallow/ tawa frying and not deep frying them.

 Basic info about the recipe
Cuisine - South Indian
 Serves - 2 people.

 1. Mashed Potato - 2 large
2. Carrot - 1 medium
 3. Green Peas - 25gms
 4. Onion - 1 medium
5. Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
 6. Green chilli - 1- 2 nos
 7. Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
8. Coriander powder - 1 tsp
 9. Coriander leaves - few sprigs
 10. Salt - to taste
 11. Bread crumbs - 1 cup
 12. Egg - 1 no:
 13. Oil - for frying
14. Hing - a pinch.

 Method: boil and mash the potato, carrot and green peas.

 Heat a tsp of oil in a pan. Add onions and ginger-garlic paste and fry till golden brown.

 Add green chillies and stir well. Add turmeric, coriander powder and hing and mix well.

 Add the veggies to the mixture and stir well adding salt

 Finally add coriander leaves and switch off the gas. Keep aside for 5 minutes.

 Take small portions of the mixture and shape them into cutlets.(It can be round –shaped, oval or any other shape.)

 Dip the cutlet one by one in the beaten egg and roll with bread crumbs.

 Take a non-stick tawa/pan. Add 2-3 tsps of oil and place the cutlet one by one. Shallow fry them till golden brown and serve it with tomato ketchup or green chutney.


  1. that's a beautiful recipie Sandhya. I have never tried to shallow fry the cutlet...i have to try it next time