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Poha Cutlet

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Time40 Min
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves5

Poha cutlet is a delicious Indian appetizer that's served to kids for breakfast and school lunches. Beaten rice is fried until golden crisp and mixed with vegetables and toppings of any choice. The patties have a breaded coating on top and what many love about the humble Poha Cutlet is how crunchy and tasty it is. There are several variations of the recipe out there but ours comes close to Poha cu ... tlet restaurant-style. If you're thinking of making homemade burger patties, you'll find our recipe to be a good natural fit. You can use mashed potatoes for the filling or sauteed vegetables depending on your preferences for these cutlets. We've created a Poha cutlet video just for you which shows how to make Poha cutlet at home. You won't be requiring a lot of time in the kitchen and also be getting much of the Poha cutlet benefits that nutritionists talk about as our ingredients are completely natural and unprocessed. You can garnish these cutlets with chopped curry or coriander leaves for an added punch. It brings out the flavours even more and adds visual appeal when you serve it on plates.

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre202 Cal202 Cal202 Cal202 Cal
  • 6gProtein
  • 6gFat
  • 31gCarbs
  • 5gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Garam Masala

Garam Masala

0.5 teaspoons

Amchur Powder

Amchur Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Peanut (with Skin)

Peanut (with Skin)

30 g

White Poha

White Poha

1 cup

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

1 teaspoon

Red Chilli Powder

Red Chilli Powder

1 teaspoon

Jaggery

Jaggery

0.5 teaspoons

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

3 teaspoons

Salt

Salt

1 teaspoon

Mustard Seeds

Mustard Seeds

1 teaspoon

Fruits & Vegetables

Potato

Potato

2 units

Carrot-regular

Carrot-regular

1 unit

French Beans

French Beans

50 g

Peeled Green Peas

Peeled Green Peas

50 g

Onion

Onion

1 unit

Curry Leaves

Curry Leaves

6 pieces

Lemon

Lemon

1 unit

Other

Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

6 g

Green Chillies

Green Chillies

2 units

Directions

1Wash the poha in running water and keep it aside in a strainer. Boil potato in salt water till it turns soft. Drain, peel and grate into a bowl.
2Fine chop the carrot, beans, green chili, coriander, and onion. Dry roast peanuts in a pan. Discard the skin. Lightly crush. Set aside. Heat a little oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Allow it to crackle. Add curry leaves and saute. Do not burn.
3Add onion and green chili. Saute till onions turn translucent. Add the carrot, beans, and green peas. Saute till they are 3/4th done. Add the powdered spices and saute to cook through. Add a little water at this point to prevent masalas from burning. Add the jaggery and salt and mix.
4Then add the mashed potatoes, soaked poha, crushed peanuts, and mix well to combine all ingredients. Finish off with lemon juice and chopped coriander. Mix and set aside to cool down.
5Once cooled, shape into round patties.
6Heat a pan, grease with a little oil and sear patties on a medium flame till crispy, cooked and golden on both sides.
7Serve hot with green chutney.

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What is Poha Cutlet

An Indian appetizer that is both healthy and tasty, this Poha Recipe is a step by step guide on How to Make Poha Cutlet. A Poha Cutlet or Aloo Poha Cutlet is primarily made with Poha, also known as flattened rice, aloo also, mashed potatoes or simply, sauteed vegetables. This Poha Cutlet Recipe has the best of both worlds, potatoes and mixed vegetables and can be enjoyed at home with either Coriander Mint Chutney or Garlic Chutney

Poha Cutlet - Ingredients & Method

With this Veg Poha Cutlet recipe, you can use potatoes to bind the cutlet and add sauteed vegetables, make sure they do not get very mushy and lose their crunch. If you plan on using the peeled green peas, cook them with the potatoes. Poha Cutlet tastes best when served hot.

Is Poha Cutlet healthy

Nutritionists globally have acknowledged flattened rice as one of the healthiest Indian breakfast because of its high nutrient value. Poha in itself is a rich source of carbohydrates, iron, fibre, and other essential vitamins and is gluten-free. For more information, watch the Poha Cutlet Recipe Video and for more such healthy breakfast and snacks recipes, check out: Veg Cutlet , Bread Cutlet and Aloo Tikki Burger

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