Friday, 26 December 2014

Poha cutlets (Flattened Rice Cutlets)

Poha cutlets (Flattened Rice Cutlets)

Many times we are fed up of same dishes...hence this time tried our trusted poha with some twists and turns to bring curiosity and amusement on the faces of my family members,  without compromising any nutritious values... 


Preparation Time : 15 Min

Cooking Time : 15 Min

Ingredients :

  • 2 Boiled and grated potatoes
  • 1/2 Cup blanched green peas
  • 1 Cup soaked Poha ( flattened rice)
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Pinch of hing Asofoetida 
  • 2 Chopped green chillies
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 Tablespoon roasted and crushed peanuts
  • 1/2 Teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 Teaspoon chat masala
  • Salt according to taste
  • Red chilly powder according to taste
  • Spring onion greens chopped ( optional)
  • 2 Tablespoon chopped coriander 
  • 1 Lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoon cooking oil + oil for shallow frying cutlets
Procedure :
  • Finish all the preparation like cutting chopping, boiling potatoes and blanching green peas
  • Now in a pan add 2 Tablespoon of cooking oil, add cumin seeds, asofoetida, chopped ginger and garlic. Saute this for a minute. Add green chillies and chopped onions and saute this as well

  • Now add turmeric powder, salt and red chilly powder and saute this 

  • Add green peas to this, cook it for 2 minutes, now add boiled and grated potatoes to this and cook it for another 2 minutes


  • Now in a bowl take soaked poha, add green peas and potato mixture to this. Now add spring onion greens, roasted and crushed peanuts, chopped coriander, chat masala and lemon juice

  • Mix the mixture nicely and form a dough
  • Now divide the mixture into 12 - 15 portion and form round cutlets
  • Take a pan add a tablespoon of cooking oil and shallow fry your cutlets from both the sides till they are crispy and brown


  • Poha cutlets is ready enjoy it with chutney of your choice .....