Spicy Mince Croquettes (Cigar Shaped Cutlets)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - minced meat (beef or mutton)
  • 1 onion, chopped finely
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 green chillies, chopped finely
  • 2 slices bread soaked in water and squeezed dry
  • 3 tbsp - bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten separately
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp - oil or ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1 tsp - chopped coriander and mint leaves

How to Make Spicy Mince Croquettes (Cigar Shaped Cutlets)

  • Wash the minced meat well. Cook it along with the chopped onion, green chillies, garlic and salt with a little water till nice and dry.
  • Mix in the soaked bread slices, salt, pepper, coriander leaves, 2 teaspoons breadcrumbs and 1 beaten egg.
  • Form into long, cigar-shaped cutlets.
  • Dip each croquette in the remaining beaten egg and roll in breadcrumbs.
  • Heat oil in a flat pan and shallow-fry about 6 croquettes at a time.
  • Serve hot with wedges of lemon and onion rings.
  • This is a very nice accompaniment with pepper water and white rice.