Beef Cutlet

Beef cutlets

Ingredients (Makes 12)

1. Beef – 250 – 300 gm, cut into small pieces

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt – to taste

Water – 2 – 3 tbsp

2. Coconut oil – 1.5 tbsp

3. Onion – 1 medium, about 1/2 – 3/4 cup finely chopped

Ginger – 1.5 – 2 tsp, finely chopped

Garlic – 3 – 4 large cloves, finely chopped

Green chilies – 2, finely chopped

Curry leaves – A few, finely chopped

4. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 3/4 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp or to taste

Garam masala powder – 3/4 tsp or to taste

Meat masala powder – 1 tsp

5. Salt – To taste

6. Potato – 3 medium(peeled, boiled and mashed well)

7. Egg-white (or 1 whole egg) – of 1 egg, beaten with a tiny pinch of salt and pepper

8. Plain bread crumbs  – 3/4 cup

Method

1. Combine the beef pieces with the other ingredients numbered 1. Pressure-cook for 2 – 3 whistles. Open the lid after 15 minutes. Drain excess water. Cool down completely. Pulse/shred beef in the small jar of a mixie or food processor in 1 -2 batches. Set aside until ready to use.

2. Heat 1.5 tbsp oil n a pan. Add finely chopped onion, ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves. Saute until onion turns light golden. Add the spice powders numbered 4 and cook for a few seconds. Add shredded beef, mashed potatoes and mix well. Taste check for salt. Cook for 1 – 2 minutes and switch off. Cool the mixture completely.

3.  Make small balls out of the beef-potato mixture. Make desired shapes out of them . Dip each one in beaten egg and then roll in bread crumbs. Deep or shallow fry in oil until browned, takes about 5 – 6 minutes. Drain on a paper towel. Serve with tomato ketchup or onion salad/challas.

Beef cutlet

Beef cutlets

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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  • Hi Maya! I am a regular follower of your blog and love almost all the recipes I have tried so far! One quick question – I would like to make cutlets for a party so I was wondering if it would be feasible to fry them well ahead and then reheat them in the oven. Thanks!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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