Feb 29, 2012

Potato-Soya-Paneer Cutlets

Ingredients :

Nutrella Soya Chunks  - ½ packet
Potato -1 big ( Boiled,peeled and Mashed )
Onion - 2medium( finely chopped )
Paneer - 150 gm ( finely grated )
Ginger-Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder – 1 tsp
Corn-flour – 3 tsps
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Bread Crumbs – ½ cup
Bread – 3 slices ( for binding )
Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
Coriander leaves – 3 tsps ( finely chopped )
Oil – 4 tsps
Salt – to taste

Method :

Soak soya in hot water for  2 minutes. Drain water from soya and squeeze the soya to remove excess water. Grind soya into coarse pieces.
In a deep bottomed pan, heat 1 tsp of oil. Add chopped onion and fry till golden browned. Then , add red chilly powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell of the masalas disappears. Transfer the mixture on a plate and keep aside.
Soak bread slices in water for 30 seconds.
Remove excess water by squeezing gently. Crumble and keep aside
. Prepare a medium consistency corn-flour paste by adding water as required.
In a bowl, add the ground soya pieces, grated paneer, mashed potato, fried mixture , coriander leaves, salt and mix all the ingredients evenly. Make small patties.
Dip the patties in corn-flour paste and then roll in bread crumbs.
Heat oil on a flat pan. Shallow fry the patties till golden browned.
      Serve hot with tomato sauce.