Category Archives: Cutlets

Fish Cutlets

 

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½ Kg Fish Meat (used Basa Fillet, can use other like Tuna)

Ingredients:

1.5 Onions

4 green Chillies

1½ inch ginger

1 bunch Coriander Leaves

All above to be minced fine

1 Egg

3 slices of bread

250 gms Potatoes- (boiled and peeled)

½ tsp Sugar

½ tsp Pepper Powder

½ tsp Turmeric Powder

½ tsp Cumin seed Powder

Alternatively use 2 tsp Stew powder

Vinegar and salt to taste

Toast Powder (bread crumbs)

Method:

Cut the fish into big pieces and then boil in little water along with a little turmeric, salt and pepper powder. Remove the fish and reserve the gravy for the bread. Mash the boiled potatoes. Flake the fish with a fork and add the fish to the mashed potatoes. Mince all the green masala. Broil the green masala and add to the mixture. Soak the bread in the gravy (the water in which fish was boiled). Squeeze out the water, break the bread into pieces and add to the mixture. Add egg, vinegar, powders, salt, and sugar and mix together.  Make small balls (if there is excess water, add bread crumbs). Form cutlets dipping in bread crumbs – on a cutting board, using a broad knife and your other hand to shape them.

Heat frying pan, add about 1.5 tbsp oil and shallow fry the cutlets on both sides. Remove to a paper towel to take off excess oil.

Beef Cutlets

Meat Cutlets(1)

1 Kg Beef (boneless) – can use Mutton or Lamb

Ingredients:

9  green chillies

6 medium onions

3 inch ginger

A few sprigs mint

A bunch coriander leaves

½ Kg medium potatoes (boiled)

2 Eggs

1 tsp pepper powder

A little garam masala (1/2  tsp)

Bread slices 2 to 3  (dipped in water in which meat was boiled and then water to be squeezed out)

Vinegar ( 1 to 2 tbls)

Salt (1.5 tsp) to taste

Breadcrumbs or white of egg ( beaten well )

Oil for frying

Method:

Boil the meat. Mince the meat, onions, potatoes, green chillies, ginger, mint, coriander leaves. Add eggs, pepper powder, garam masala, salt, bread slices, vinegar.

Mix well and make lemon sized balls. Form the cutlets and then either roll in breadcrumbs or apply white of egg and then shallow fry the cutlets. When brown (don’t fry on high heat) remove them onto paper towels.