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Drumsticks Cutlets

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 10-12 large fleshy drumsticks, unpeeled, cut into 3" fingers
  • 1 cup roasted gram, whole
  • 5 slices bread crumbled coarsely
  • 1/2 cup fine bread crumbs for coating
  • 3-4 flakes garlic, grated
  • 1" piece ginger, grated
  • 3-4 Green chillies finely minced
  • 1 large onion, coarsely grated, sprinkle with a little salt
  • 1 tbsp. Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. Garam Masala powder
  • salt to taste
  • oil for deep frying

How to Make

  • Boil the drumsticks in plenty of water and drain. Scrape out the inner flesh carefully with a blunt knife or back of a spoon. Cool and run in a mixie until smooth.
  • Toast the whole gram lightly on a griddle until light golden. Powder the gram in a mixie until fine and keep aside.
  • Press out excess water from the salted onions.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil. Add grated garlic, ginger, chillies and onions.
  • Stir until the onions are tender.
  • Add drumstick pulp, salt, garam masala and coriander leaves. Cool a little.
  • Add the ground gram, crumbled bread and mix into a lump.
  • Make small oblong cutlets with the mixture. Roll in the breadcrumbs. Chill for 10 minutes and re-roll in the breadcrumbs.
  • Fry in hot oil until crisp and golden.
  • Serve hot with sauce, tamarind chutney or green chutney.