7 Yummy Vegetarian Cutlets To Make At Home For Teatime Snack
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From the classic potato cutlet to the mixed vegetable cutlet, every recipe is flavourful and simple to prepare. These cutlets are ideal for every occasion, from a relaxing evening at home to a wonderful celebration. They use a variety of vegetables, spices, and textures to make appealing treats that everyone can enjoy.

Some bonus tips to make perfect cutlets are: after shaping the cutlets, chill for at least 30 minutes. This allows them to stiffen up and retain their shape better while frying. Everyone loves crispy cutlets. For extra crispiness, coat the cutlets in breadcrumbs, then dip them in beaten egg or a slurry of flour and water, and coat them in breadcrumbs again before frying. Let's explore these lip-smacking cutlet combinations.


Potato Cutlets

Classic yet tasty potato cutlets are the greatest snack to cook at home. Begin by boiling potatoes and then peeling them once they have cooled. In a bowl, mash them and add chopped onions, green chillies, coriander, and spices such as cumin powder and coriander powder. Add breadcrumbs to the mixture and make patties. Dip them into flour slurry , coat in breadcrumbs, then dip in the slurry again for added crunch. Fry till golden brown. Serve with green chutney or ketchup.

Mixed Vegetable Cutlets

Combine all the crunchy vegetables of your choice. These will turn out to be colourful and healthy. In a bowl, finely chop mixed vegetables like carrots, peas, beans, and cauliflower. Stir-fry desired vegetables with onions, ginger, and garlic, and add spices like turmeric, garam masala, and chaat masala for that extra flavour. Now mix in the mashed potatoes and breadcrumbs. Shape the mixture into patties, coat them with breadcrumbs, and shallow fry until they are golden brown. Serve with mint chutney or mustard dip.

 Corn And Spinach Cutlets

To make these tasty cutlets, In a bowl, add chopped spinach, cooked corn kernels and mashed potatoes. Add chopped onions, green chillies, coriander, and chopped green chillies, coriander, and cumin powders. Now make small patties according to your desired shape. Cover with breadcrumbs and shallow fry until golden brown. Pair it with mint chutney and enjoy these tasty cutlets.


Mushroom Cutlets

Mushroom cutlets are a tasty and filling choice. Chop the mushrooms finely and sauté them with onions, garlic, and spices such as coriander, cumin, and chilli powder until the mushrooms release their moisture and soften. Now, in a bowl, blend mashed potatoes, breadcrumbs, and sauteed mushrooms. Make patties and fry them until golden brown. This combination is creamy and flavourful. Serve them hot with a tart tamarind sauce or a hot and spicy tomato chutney.

Paneer Cutlets

Soft and delicious cutlets, made with paneer and exotic Indian spices. To make these, in a bowl, add crumbled paneer and mashed potatoes, finely chopped onions, green chillies, and coriander. Add cumin powder, coriander powder, and chilli powder to the mixture. Mix it well to combine all the spices. Shape the mixture into patties and coat them in breadcrumbs. Shallow-fry the patties until they are golden brown and crispy. Enjoy these with ketchup, the desired dip or mint chutney.

 Eggplant Cutlets

Roast or grill slices of eggplant or brinjal until tender. In a pan, stir fry onions, garlic, and tomatoes with spices like cumin powder, coriander powder, and chilli powder until the mixture is well-cooked and aromatic. Layer the eggplant slices with the sauteed mixture, roll them up, and dip in the beaten eggs. Coat the rolls with breadcrumbs and fry until golden brown. These cutlets have a smoky flavour and are perfect served with a yoghurt dip or mint chutney.

 Quinoa Cutlets

Quinoa cutlets are a high-protein, healthy choice that make a great snack. Prepare your desired quinoa as per your wish, then combine it with the mashed sweet potatoes. Stir in the finely chopped onions, green chillies, coriander, and cumin powders. Now dip patties into bread crumbs. Now bake patties or pan-fry them until crispy. Your tasty, nutrient-rich cutlets are ready; serve with hot chutney for that extra flavour.

These seven appealing vegetarian cutlets are ideal for any occasion, with a great blend of flavours, textures, and nutrition. From the basic potato cutlet to the creative quinoa cutlet, each recipe is simple to prepare and sure to wow.