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Saturday, March 26, 2011

Vegetable cutlet ( Vegetable Chop )








Cooking Time Required: 30 mins
Cost of Preparation: 45-55 rupees
Makes 8-10 nos.


Ingredients: Potato ( 2 nos, large ), finely chopped beetroot ( 4-5 tbs ), finely cut carrot ( 4-5 tbs ), green peas ( 1/2 cup ), onion ( 1 no, small ), green chilli ( 2 nos), coriander powder ( 1/3 tsp ), jeera-lanka (cumin-chilli) powder ( 1/3 tsp), bread crumbs ( 2/3 cup), turmeric, salt, oil for deep frying.

For the batter: 4 tbs besan ( gram flour), cornflour ( 2 tbs ), ginger garlic paste ( 1 tsp ), baking powder ( 1 pinch ), salt.

Preparation: Mix all the ingredients for the batter along with water into a paste of medium to thick consistency .Keep aside. Cut the onion and green chilli into small pieces.

Cooking: Boil the potatoes. Peel and mash them.

Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan. Add the onion and chilli.Fry til onion becomes translucent. Add the beetroot, carrot and green peas. Stir fry till they are cooked .( Should not take longer than 4-5 mins ).

Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, jeera-lanka and stir fry for 30 secs. Follow with mashed potatoes and salt. Mix all the potato and the other vegetables. Cook for 5 mins.

Remove from fire and allow to cool down to a tolerable temperature. Mould into oblong pieces of length 3 inches approx.

Put into the batter. Shake off excess batter and roll on bread crumbs. ( This step should be repeated 2-3 times if one prefers a thick crust )

Heat a wok with sufficient oil for frying. Add the vegetable cutlets 3-4 at a time. Allow to turn brownish red ( the beetroot gives it a reddish color ). Remove and keep on a tissue/blotting paper.

Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

7 comments:

  1. Crispy vegetable chops makes me hungry..

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  2. Mouthwatering dish...makes me very hungry.

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  3. cutlet looks crisp and perfect

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  4. Wow!!!yummy and delicious cutlets. They made me drool..

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  5. OMG looks so delicious and tempting, wish i could just pop one in my mouth :)

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  6. wow...these chops look so tempting..I also prepared some fish chops today :-)


    http://onlyfishrecipes.blogspot.com/

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