Presenting a delicious cutlet for fasts and occasions where we have no Onion,Garlic,Legumes and food grains.It can even be made on rainy days when you love to have fried snacks!
Making this recipe for Foodiemonday Bloghop where the theme of the week was Saawan Vrat Special!
NOTE : I have used powdered roasted Chana for breading the Cutlets but you can use buckwheat flour (kuttu ka atta),besan or soya flour or even finely crushed peanuts
Preparation Time : 1 hour
Makes : 15 Cutlets
2 Raw Bananas
4 medium Potatoes
2 Sweet Potatoes
2 tsp salt (use rock salt if you are on fast)
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 green chilli – finely minced
1 tbsp besan (optional)
1 cup roasted Chana (finely powdered) for coating the cutlets (see NOTE on top)
Oil for frying
To serve :
Coriander Mint Chutney
Put the Raw Bananas,Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes in a pressure cooker and cook for 4 – 5 whistles till fork tender.Peel and put into a large bowl.Mash finely with a potato masher.Mix everything to amalgamate.
Add the salt and spices to the mashed vegetables.Add besan and mix well.
Take the powdered Chana on a plate.
Divide the cutlet mix into 15 – 17 portions and shape into flat cutlets.You can make croquettes if you want.Roll the cutlets in the powdered Chana and place on a plate.Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Heat Oil in a pan on medium heat and fry each prepared Cutlet for 5 – 7 minutes till golden brown on both sides.Take out on a paper napkin or kitchen paper.
Serve with green Coriander – Mint Chutney for an ethereal experience!