Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Mutton Cutlet

A combination of meat and potato, this cutlet is prepared with cooked minced meat, which is cooked in spices then boiled potato, fried ingredients are mixed and combined with meat to make a cutlet.


2 cups - Minced goat meat
2 - Potato
1 small - Onion, finely chopped
4 - Green chili
1 '' piece - Ginger
4 big flakes - Garlic
2 sprigs - Curry leaves, finely chopped

Masala Powder

2 tbsp - Coriander powder
1 tsp - Red chili powder
1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
1 small - Cinnamon stick
3 - Cloves
1 tsp - Fennel seeds

To dip and shape

1 to 2 - Egg
Bread crumbs
Oil to fry


1 ) Boil potato with skin, discard skin and mash. Coarsely grind garlic, ginger and green chili.

2 ) Heat a pan on low heat, add coriander powder, red chili powder and turmeric powder. Dry roast the powders lightly. Add this powders to raw minced meat and mix well. To the pan add cinnamon, clove and fennel seeds. Dry roast till the spices gives out aroma. Cool and grind to a powder. Add spice powder, salt to taste and mix with meat.

3 ) Place minced meat in pressure cooker and pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles. Open cooker and dry out any water completely.

4 ) Heat oil in a pan , add onion, curry leaves, coarsely ground ginger-garlic-green chili. Fry lightly. Transfer this to meat and combine. Add mashed potato and mix , very well with meat. Adjust salt to taste.

5 ) Beat one egg, add a pinch of salt. Keep bread crumbs ready in a plate. Take a small amount of meat mixture and shape into a ball and then flatten to a pattie shape. Dip in egg and then roll in bread crumbs.

6 ) Heat enough oil in a pan, place cutlets in hot oil and fry on both sides till brown in color. Take off the oil and drain on a paper towel.

Serve as a snack.

Check out this cutlet made with fish : Fish Cutlet


Seena said...

Raavilethanne mutton cutlet..yummy..
looks soo good..!

Asha said...

YUM! I remember eating Mutton cutlets in B'lore in a small restaurant, I loved it so much. Looks delicious Pravs, I wish I had Mutton!:)

Dhivya said...

wow!yummy cutlet:))

Kalai said...

I knew it was a bad idea to come here hungry. Pravs, that looks so yummylicious!! Can't wait to make this! :)

Cham said...

So crisp i love mutton cutlet , long time i didn't had at least i can see ur picture now.

Divya Vikram said...

Wow..looks so delicious..And nice pic too

Seema said...

Yum Yum, delicious, mouthwatering.....superb.. I am hungry now Pravs!They look so crunchy & perfectly done :-)

Pooja said...

I dont love eat mutton , but pic looks so nice that I stopped to say that :) . WOnderful click Pravs.
Btw, Vegetable of the week is with Karela now , if you already don't know this.

Maya said...

Ohhh, those look just perfect and delicious..Am wanting to eat some of them now :)..

Pravs said...

Seena : Thanks..had to make it after seeing yours :)

Asha : Those must be yummy, i remember always getting cutlets from a bakery in kerala. so delicious.

Dhivya : Thanks :D

Kalai : Thanks.hey, don't stop coming here :)

cham : Ohhh..i would love to offer you these cutlets.

divya : Thanks :D

Seema : Thanks seema :D

Pooja : Thanks :D i have send my contribution for VoW.

remya said...

perfect cutlets... i love them...soo crispy n yum yum...feeling hungry :)

Saswati said...

wow the cutlets look yum pravs...very perfectly made:)

Sig said...

Pravs, one place I know for certain will make me drool is this blog... Those cutlets look amazing! And curry leaves? Do you still get these? I can't find them in Seattle stores anymore... :(

zlamushka said...

I am amazed bu your mutton patties. I would love to make a huge burger now :-)

Pravs said...

Remya and saswati : Thanks. Do try.

Sig : Thanks sig :) We are getting curry leaves here so far. A friend of mine in seattle is able to still get curry leaves.

Zlamushka : yes, this will be great to have as burgers :)