Thursday, April 19, 2007

Aaloo Paneer Cutlets

200 gms Cottage cheese (paneer, grated)
1 medium sized Onion (chopped)
4 tbsps Fresh coriander leaves (finely chopped)
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp Pepper powder
1 tsp Garam masala powder
2 large sized Potatoes (boiled & mashed)
4 tbsps Refined flour (maida)
1 cup Cornflakes (crushed)
1 tbsp Raisins (kishmish)
1 tbsp + to deep fry Oil
1/2 tbsp Red chillies (crushed)
3-4 Green chillies (chopped)


1.Soak raisins in warm water for some time before use.
2. Drain well.
3. Heat one tablespoon of oil in a frying pan and sauté chopped onion till translucent.
4. Remove.
5. Mix together paneer, potatoes, crushed red chillies, fried onion, chopped green chillies, chopped coriander leaves, garam masala powder, salt and raisins.
6. Make cylindrical shaped croquettes one inch thick and two inches long.
7. Make a thin batter of refined flour, salt, pepper powder and water.
8. Dip the croquettes in this batter and roll in crushed cornflakes.
9. Keep the croquettes in the refrigerator for an hour or more.
10. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry the croquettes till golden brown and drain onto an absorbent kitchen towel.
11. Serve hot with green coriander chutney.