Brinjal cutlet

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2-3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 3 brinjals, preferably the round variety
  • 100 g - potato (boiled, peeled and mashed)
  • 1 carrot, medium, grated fine
  • 1 tsp - ginger and garlic paste
  • 4 green chillies, chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 onion, medium, chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • A handful - boiled and roughly mashed peas
  • 1 tbsp - peanuts, dry fried and roughly crushed
  • 1 pinch each - salt and haldi
  • 2 egg whites
  • oil to deep fry
  • 100 g - bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp - besan or flour
  • 1 tbsp - chopped, coriander leaves

How to Make Brinjal cutlet

  • Make superficial cuts (1 or 2) on brinjals
  • Rub them with a few drops of oil and roast them on the gas (if coal is available, roast them on coal)
  • Remove the outer layer and mash the brinjals, keep aside
  • Heat 1/2 tbsp oil, fry onion and green chilli till they become soft
  • Add garlic-ginger paste and fry till the raw smell goes
  • Add grated carrot, fry for 2 to 3 minutes
  • Add potato mash, peas, brinjal mash, garam masala, haldi, salt, besan, peanuts,red chilli powder and chopped coriander leaves. Mix thoroughly
  • Remove from fire
  • Cool the mix and make round cutlets
  • Whisk white of eggs in a bowl, spread the bread crumbs in a plate
  • Dip the cutlets in egg mixture, roll them in crumbs and deep fry in oil till they are golden brown in colour
  • Remove them on a paper napkin and serve with chutney or tangy sauce.