Nawabi green cutlets
Written by Jayashree
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It’s been sometime I have put any fried snack here. Summer has atlast vanished Now, the weather is good, it’s raining at times but pleasant. Loving this weather and the splendid climate ! Well, it’s hinting me to make some fried snacks to binge. Today, I present to you Nawabi  Green Cutlets.

I am a kind of person who loves good food and love to try my hand at different kind, but I always prefer shallow frying, keeping the health factors in mind. But yesterday, I did deep fry and they were so good, crunchy on the outside with soft gooey filling inside. It was a few green vegetables along with potato and onion that I used. Greens were capsicum, peas and spinach. In the middle of the mixture, I had kept a filling of cottage cheese with dry fruits and deep fried. Let me take you to the recipe without much ado.

nawabi green cutlets

nawabi green cutlets

 

Nawabi green cutlets
Recipe Type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Jayashree @evergreendishes
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 12
Stuffed with cottage cheese and dry fruits, these green cutlets are delicious snack to have anytime.
Ingredients
  • potato 2
  • peas 1/2 bowl
  • capsicum 1
  • spinach 1 cluster
  • onion 2
  • cumin 1/2 tsp
  • oil 1tsp + deep frying
  • pepper powder 1/2 tsp
  • green chilly 2
  • salt to taste
  • For the binding :
  • cornflour 3tsp
  • water
  • semolina 1/2 cup
  • For the filling:
  • onion 1/2 cup
  • cottage cheese 2tbsp
  • raisins 8
  • cashewnuts a few pieces
  • almonds a few pieces
  • coriander finely chopped
  • salt
Instructions
  1. wash and chop the veggies.
  2. pressure cook the potatoes.
  3. Take a teaspoon of oil in a pan and put cumin. As they splutter, add the onions and saute them.
  4. Put the capsicum and give a stir.
  5. Add the green peas and the spinach. Let cook for a few minutes.
  6. Allow to cool.
  7. Grind it to a paste.
  8. Remove it in a bowl. Mix in the potatoes.
  9. Add salt and pepper powder.
  10. In a small bowl make a paste of cornflour with water. It needs to be mixed well.
  11. Take a ball of the mixture, put a little stuffing, enclose it.
  12. Dip it in the cornflour mixture, and then roll in the semolina.
  13. Heat oil in a pan. Once it is heated, slowly add the rolled cutlet into it and deep fry on medium flame until golden in colour.
  14. Repeat for the next of the mixture.
  15. Serve with mint chutney or tomato ketchup.
Notes
Green chilly, adjust as per your needs.
Please note: This is repost on request.
      Pictorial representation is below:

 

veggies

veggies

Cut the onions and capsicum  into small pieces. Chop the spinach and wash it well. Green peas are put in water as they are frozen

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Take a spoon of oil and put cumin to it.

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As it splutters, add onions. Do keep aside some for the stuffing .

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Once the onion turns slightly pinkish, add the capsicum.

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Then, throw in the spinach.

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Lastly comes the peas. I have used frozen peas here.

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Once cooked, allow to cool.

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Put them in a jar and grind to a paste along with two green chilly. Add more  chilly if you want it spicy.

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The paste is ready.

boiled potato

Potatoes need to be boiled in the pressure cooker

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Mash the potatoes and mix it with the green paste. Add pepper powder and salt to it. Mix well.

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Make the stuffing with dry fruits, panner , onions and finely chopped coriander. Put some salt to it and keep it ready.

shaping of cutlet

Pictorial representation of shaping the cutlet.

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Deep fry the cutlets in oil. Turn it both sides with a ladle and cook on medium flame. Fry one or two at a time. Do not turn around many times.

nawabi green cutlets

nawabi green cutlets

Nawabi Green Cutlets are ready to serve

nawabi green cutlets

nawabi green cutlets

You can use tomato ketchup or green chutney with it. I could make twelve cutlets with this measurement.

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27 Comments
  1. Piyali Mutha

    What a brilliant post J. Love love and loved the cutlets. This is a must try for me. Truly Nawabi with the yummy rich, crunchy filling and the green goodness of an outer coating. So so delish.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou so much Piyali

      Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou so much Anu

      Reply
  2. Poornima

    Crunchy and delicious.. love the color on those rich cutlets

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Poornima

      Reply
  3. Jagruti

    These nawabi cutlets are just to die for..crispy and delicious!

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Jagruti, glad you liked them.

      Reply
  4. Whisk It Real Gud (@Whiskitrealgud1)

    These sound delicious. Are they kind of like a vegetable cake? It seems like it. Either way I love the ingredients. I may have to try something similar. Thanks for the inspiration!.

    Reply
  5. mapsandmonograms

    Oh wow, now these look delicious! There seems to be a lot of steps but the recipe itself doesn’t look difficult at all. I love trying different foods from various cultures- pinning this recipe to try out!– Elle

    Reply
  6. Jere

    What an interesting recipe and full of so much good stuff. I loved reading on how these cutlets are made. They look so good.

    Reply
  7. Citrus and Cinnamon

    This sounds so yummy! Thanks so much for sharing such a great recipe.

    Reply
  8. ilanaontheroad

    What a healthy and delicious recipe! I am learning lately to love spinach, especially for its healthy features! I would definitely love to try it soon! Thanks for sharing

    Reply
  9. Jordan

    These look crazy good! Love all of the healthy greens you have going on. I wonder if these could be baked? I’m always nervous to fry things!

    Reply
  10. Nayna Kanabar

    These cutlets look really delicious and I love the green colour from the vegetables.I am sure these would go well served with a cup of tea.

    Reply
  11. Nivedita Thadani

    Kebabs and cutlets are always welcome to my plate, but always lazy to make these.
    Lovely presentation.

    Reply
  12. mayurisjikoni

    Wow Jayashree these cutlets look awesome. Never made any with a mixture of greens. Sounds very flavorful.

    Reply
  13. Sandhya

    So many yummy layers of flavor in these Nawabi cutlets Jayashree. I am a big fan of stuffed cutlets- it is like getting a treasure in there ! fabulous share!

    Reply
  14. Ruchisvegkitchen

    Lovely recipe . Love the stepwise details. Lovely cutlets.

    Reply
  15. sapana

    Those nawabi green cutlets looks really royal and very tempting. They would be a crowd pleaser.

    Reply
  16. simplyvegetarian777

    Such a fun recipe of Nawabi cutlets.nThe greens in these make them healthy too.

    Reply
  17. Divya Deepak Rao

    So much goodness in these green cultets! They would make for a delicious addtion to tea time!

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Welcome Deepa to my space. Glad you liked it.

      Reply
  18. Swati

    Loved the recipe Jaya, healthy as well as delicious. loved the color as well

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Swati 🙂

      Reply

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