Meat cutlets
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Meat cutlets

Crunchy on the outside and filled with succulent flavored beef on the inside, they are the perfect starters with mint chutney or ketchup. Well, as far as I am concerned I diligently pop them into my mouth without any accompaniments :)
I love cutlets and can't seem to have enough of the ones that my mother makes. I have never tasted any cutlet as good as that yet.  For this recipe, I am drawing inspiration from her cutlets. Oh man, that is setting the bar too high. Hopefuly, I will reach there someday!
Bon Appetit!

Tiya Joshi

Ingredients

14-number
  1. 350 grams Minced meat
  2. 2 Potato
  3. 1/3 Cup Coriander leaves
  4. 1 Onion
  5. 3 Green chilli
  6. 1 inch Ginger
  7. 6 Cloves Garlic
  8. pinch Turmeric powder
  9. to taste Salt
  10. 1 Egg
  11. 4 Bread Slice
  12. 1 tablespoon Oil
  13. Oil For frying

Method

20 mins
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    Chop the onions, garlic, green chilli,coriander and ginger very fine and small

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    In a pan heat the oil and add in turmeric powder.

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    Now add in the finely chopped mix to this. Add salt and sauté till they are well cooked.

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    Slowly add in the minced meat and keep stirring so that it doesn't clump up.

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    Cook through so that the color of the meat changes and it doesn't leave anymore water.

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    Leave this to cool

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    Boil the 2 medium sized potatoes in a pan of boiling water(or use a microwave on high power for 6 min)

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    Peel and mash the potatoes.

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    Combine the potatoes with the mince mix thoroughly. This will help the cutlet hold its shape when forming.

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    Leave to cool

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    Take the bread, put it in a mixer and grind it down to fine powder.

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    Beat the egg till it reaches an almost watery consistency

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    Oil your hands and take approximately 2.5 tbsp of the mince meat mix and shape into 1.5 inch patties

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    Take each patty and brush both sides of it with a pastry brush with the egg and leave to rest for a minute

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    Take the already brushed patty and brush it once more and dip into the bread crumbs so as to coat the whole patty.

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    Repeat for all pieces

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    In a pan pour in enough oil so as to cover at least half the height of the cutlet when you would put them in.

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    Keep it on high heat, the oil is ready when a piece of breadcrumb dropped in quickly rises to the surface and browns

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    Place in the cutlets and cook each side for a minute or more till its browned nicely.

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    Remove from heat, draining the excess oil and serve with a dip of your choice.

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