Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.
And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!
Ingredients for Mixed Vegetable and Beet Cutlet Recipe
Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 5 medium
Beetroot grated 1 small
French beans blanched and chopped 5
Green capsicum finely chopped 1 small
Carrot grated 1 medium
Shelled green peas boiled and mashed 2 tablespoons
Salt to taste
Ginger-green chilli paste 2 teaspoons
Cornflour/ corn starch 1/4 cup
Fresh coriander chopped 1/4
Lemon juice 2 tablespoons
Chaat masala 2 tablespoons
Oil for shallow frying
Bread crumbs 1/2 cup
Place mashed potatoes in a deep bowl. Add French beans, capsicum, carrot and peas. Mix lightly. Add the beetroot, salt, ginger-green chilli paste, cornflour, chopped coriander, lemon juice and chaat masala and mix well.
Divide mixture into equal portions and shape them into balls. Flatten the balls slightly.
Heat a tawa, pour a little oil on it. Roll the cutlets in bread crumbs and place them on the hot tawa. Shallow-fry on medium heat, turning sides, till both the sides are evenly golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
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