Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Stuffed Cutlets: Mutter ki bharwan tikki


For Stuffed Cutlets:  [Approx. 12 cutlets]
Potatoes – 5 medium
White bread [decrusted] –2 slices
Green Peas [fresh or frozen] – 2 cups
Cumin seeds [Jira] – 1 tsp
Red chili powder – 2 tsp
Oil for frying

Salt as per taste

Filling [green peas] and Dough [potatoes]
Stuffed cutlets ready to fry


  • Boil and peel the potatoes and keep aside.
  • Mash all the potatoes and add 1 tsp red chili powder and some salt to it. Also add 2 slices of bread. Combine the ingredients into smooth dough.
  • For stuffing, in a pan add 1 tbsp of cooking oil. Add cumin seeds to it. Let is splatter and then add fresh or frozen [defrosted] to the pan. Also add 1 tsp red chili powder and salt. Sauté the peas for 3-4 minutes on medium high heat.
  • In a grinder, grind the sauteed peas coarsely. Keep aside for cooling down. Make marble sized balls of the stuffing.
  • Take one drop of oil on both the palms and take lemon size mashed potatoes and stuff it with the stuffing balls and make round or oval shaped patties.
  • Heat oil in a pan on medium hot. Fry the patties in the hot oil till they become golden brown.
  • Drain the patties on a kitchen towel.
Serving Suggestions:
Serve hot patties with tea or coffee with green chutney or ketchup on the side.

My recipe is also included in the French site database: 

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