How to make Eggplant Cutlets-Cook Smart -

Eggplant roundels topped with chicken mince mixture and shallow fried

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Medium long eggplants, Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Eggplant Cutlets-Cook Smart

Eggplant Cutlets-Cook Smart Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Eggplant Cutlets-Cook Smart Recipe

  • Medium long eggplants 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to shallow fry

  • Medium onion finely chopped 1

  • Schezwan sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Chicken mince 100 grams

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/2 cup

  • White sesame seeds (safed til) 1/2 cup

  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnish


Step 1

Cut the eggplants into ¼ inch thick roundels, place them on a plate, sprinkle salt and set aside.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 3

Mix onion, Schezwan chutney and minced chicken in a bowl.

Step 4

Take 1 cup water in a bowl. Spread refined flour and sesame seeds on two separate plates.

Step 5

Coat each eggplant roundel with refined flour. Dampen your hands in water and spread a portion of minced chicken mixture on each eggplant roundel. Roll the chicken covered side in sesame seeds.

Step 6

Place these eggplant roundels, chicken covered side facing down, in the hot oil and shallow-fry on medium heat till the underside is golden. Turn them over, cover and cook till the chicken is fully done. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Arrange them on a serving plate and serve hot garnished with coriander sprigs.

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