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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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    Suja Manoj
    July 15, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    Yummy and perfect cutlets,love it

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    July 16, 2013 at 4:27 am

    Cutlet looks delicious.. Perfect tea time snack.

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    Amina Creations
    July 16, 2013 at 8:44 am

    wow… cutlets look fantastic… perfect!!

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    July 16, 2013 at 2:26 pm

    Looks so tasty and yummy. I want to hv it now

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    July 16, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    Oh I love the colours…crisp brown cutlets against the whie background and the ketchup…Would love to bite in t them!


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    November 14, 2013 at 6:43 am

    Nice cutlets! very nice presentation like your blog !you know what i have tried cutlets in a different way.. best for kids.. do visit my place when time permits Vegetable Cutlets Love to have your feedback!
    *Happy Blogging*

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      November 15, 2013 at 7:13 am

      Thank you Teena for your kind words..will check out your blog…Thank you for visiting
      Happy cooking

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    Simply Cheerful Food
    March 21, 2014 at 7:04 pm

    Thanks for posting mouth watering recipe

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    April 6, 2014 at 2:38 pm

    Hello, i tried this & it came out delicious …… Thank you very much….

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      April 30, 2014 at 7:51 pm

      Thank you dear !!!soo happy that it worked well for you!!


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    May 18, 2015 at 9:46 pm

    These are some great pictures! I will surly try those cutlets 🙂

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