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panfried potato and meat cutlet/ croquette/ tikki

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Neela rufus
franklin, TN

The deep fried potato, and minced meat cutlet is a popular snack throughout the world. Almost every cuisine have their own version of it. In this recipe, the cutlet is pan fried and i layered the minced meat and bell pepper with a bread slice and mashed potato. We can recycle stale bread, leftover vegetables or meat into savory cutlets/ croquettes. Use mixed vegetables instead of meat for a fresh vegetarian tikki or make it a kid's menu by filling the bread with pizza toppings or mac and cheese.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 -6
prep time 1 Hr

Ingredients For panfried potato and meat cutlet/ croquette/ tikki

  • 6-8 lg
  • 1 c
    mashed potato
  • 1/2 tsp
    butter (optional)
  • 1 lg
    capsicum/ bell pepper (finely chopped)
  • 1 c
    minced/ ground meat
  • 1 tsp
    garam masala/ curry powder
  • 1
    chopped green chilli (optional)
  • 1 tsp
    chilli powder
  • 1/6 tsp
    ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • salt
  • 4 Tbsp

How To Make panfried potato and meat cutlet/ croquette/ tikki

  • 1
    Combine the meat, garam masala/ curry powder, salt and chilli powder together. In a separate bowl, mix the mashed potato with ground pepper, salt and butter.
  • 2
    Heat 1/2 tbs of oil in a pan, add the capsicum, salt and green chilli and fry till it becomes soft, remove it from the pan and keep it aside.
  • 3
    Heat 1/2 tbs of oil in the same pan and stir fry and brown the meat, reduce the heat and add 2-3 tsp of water to it. Cover the pan and cook, till it's done and the meat mixture becomes dry.
  • 4
    Remove the crusts off the bread and uniformly flatten the bread slices with a rolling pin.. Place a slice of bread on a cutting board, spread 1/2 tbs of mashed potato evenly, in the middle of the bread slice.
  • 5
    Put a tsp of meat and another tsp of capsicum mixture over the potato.
  • 6
    Wet the edges of the bread slightly, fold the bread and press it together with the stem of a spoon, press and seal all the three sides.
  • 7
    For a fancy look, use a fork and press the edges together. Slightly flatten the top of the bread by pressing it softly with a spoon or fork.
  • 8
    Heat oil in a flat pan/ electric skillet and fry the stuffed bread slices. Flip it and cook, till both sides becomes golden brown.
  • 9
    Remove from heat and transfer it to a serving plate and serve it warm, with tomato ketchup.
  • 10
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