How to make Chicken Cutlet -

These mouth-watering cutlets are a perfect snack to be served with a cup of hot tea! or had as an awesome starter!

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chicken keema , Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Chicken Cutlet

Chicken Cutlet Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Cutlet Recipe

  • Chicken keema 400 grams

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2-3

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Kasundi sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Meat masala 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Bread crumbs for coating

  • Eggs 2

  • OIl for shallow frying

  • Green chutney to serve

  • Tomato ketchup to serve

  • Salad to serve


Step 1

Take chicken mince in a large bowl, add garlic, ginger, green chillies, coriander leaves, mint leaves, crushed black peppercorns, kasundi sauce, salt and Tata Sampann Meat Masala and mix well.

Step 2

Divide the mixture into equal portions.

Step 3

Spread bread crumbs on a plate and break in the eggs in a shallow bowl and whisk well with a fork.

Step 4

Grease the palm of the hands with oil, shape the chicken portions into balls and dip in the eggs and roll on breadcrumbs and place on a worktop. Flatten the ball and shape into a triangle.

Step 5

Heat oil in a non-stick tawa, place the prepared triangles and shallow fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Serve hot with green chutney, tomato ketchup and salad.

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