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BEETROOT-SOYA CUTLETS

Crispy cutlets prepared primarily out of beetroot, carrots, soya and healthy binding agents.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10
Author Shaveta Kaushal

Ingredients

  • Beetroot- 1 cup grated
  • Carrots- 1 cup grated
  • Soya granules- ½ cup
  • Potatoes- ½ cup boiled
  • Oats- approx ½ cup powdered
  • Onions- ¼ cup finely chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves- a handful finely chopped
  • Ginger paste- 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala- 1 tsp
  • Chaat masala- 1 tsp
  • Salt- as per taste
  • Pepper- ½ tsp
  • Green chilly paste- as per taste optional
  • Red chilly powder- as per taste optional
  • Bread crumbs- approx ½ cup optional
  • Oil- 2-3 tsp more, if you choose to deep fry

Instructions

  1. Grate beetroots and carrots; peel and mash boiled potatoes and keep aside.
  2. Cook soya granules in sufficient water (approx. 10 min), strain, squeeze and keep aside.
  3. Heat a tsp of oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and let them crackle.
  4. Add onions and sauté for a minute.
  5. Add ginger paste and green chilly paste (optional), and cook until its raw smell goes off.
  6. Add beetroot and carrots and cook until they release moisture become somewhat dried.
  7. To this now add soya granules, potatoes and mix well until they are well combined.
  8. Season with salt, pepper and other spices as per your taste, and switch off the flame.
  9. Let the mixture cool and then add coriander leaves and oats powder to bind the mixture well.
  10. 10. Pinch out the mixture and form cutlets of your desired shape.
  11. 11. Roll them over the bread crumbs and either airfry them, shallow fry or deep fry- your choice! You may also bake them in a preheated oven 200 deg C for 10-12 min until they turn golden brown.
  12. 12. Serve hot as it is, or as accompaniment to burger buns.
  13. 13. Enjoy with ketchup or chutney.

Recipe Notes

The amount of oats flour used to bind the mixture may vary in accordance to the moisture in your mixture. Use your own judgment to increase or decrease the amount.