Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Sweet Potato Cutlets / How to make Green Chutney for Chats / Step by Step

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Sweet Potato Cutlets:

Dear Friends,
I wish to thank all of those, who took time to seek me out and send me their condolences on the death of my Grandmother. My grandma lived a long, full life. Although her passing is a sad milestone for us. Your kindness and compassion mean a great deal to us. 
Once again thank you for your support during this difficult time...
Today, I am going to share with you yet another popular Indian appetizer, Sweet Potato cutlet
It is one of the easy & quick to prepare healthy evening snack.
We know sweet potatoes are low in sodium and are a very good source of fibre, complex carbohydrates, proteins, calcium  and vitamins. It makes a healthier alternative to potatoes. 
This sweet & savory sweet potato cutlets are prepared with some spices and chillies, giving it a spicy kick. It tastes divine with a combo of green chutney or tomato ketchup. 
Prepare Sweet Potato Cutlets by following this easy recipe at your home and enjoy..
Ingredients:
·      Sweet potatoes                      - 2 or 3
·      Finely chopped carrot              - 1
·      Green chilly chopped               - 1
·      Red chilly pwd                         - ½ tsp
·      Coriander pwd                         - ½ tsp
·      Garam masala pwd                  - ½ tsp
·      Cumin pwd                              - ½ tsp
·      Chat masala pwd                     - ¼ tsp
·      Sesame seeds                         - 2 tbsp
·      Bread crumbs for rolling
·      Chopped fresh coriander leaves
·      Salt to taste
·      Oil to fry
Method:
1.   Wash sweet potatoes thoroughly and boil.
2.   Take care not to boil too much. It should be just soft to touch.
3.   Remove their skin and mash.
4.   Add vegetables, spices and coriander leaves.
5.   Add bread crumbs and mash thoroughly.
6.   Roll it to flat disc.
7.   Cut it to desired shape and toss it nicely in the bread crumbs and in sesame seeds.
8.   Press so that these stick to the surface.
9.   Sesame seeds add a special nutty flavor to theses cutlets.
10.Heat a pan with some oil.
11.Shallow fry the cutlets in hot oil till golden brown.


12.If you want , you can also deep fry the cutlets.
13.Serve hot with any dip of your choice.
14.My kids love to taste it with green chutney.
15.They tasted super delicious with a concoction of hot, sweet and spicy taste.
How to prepare Green ( Hari ) Chutney:
Green Chutney recipe is easy & quick to prepare.  A must have in the kitchen and this tastes yum with any kind of chats, dhoklas or pakoras.  
Lets see how to prepare this tasty chutney in moments in the blender..!
Ingredients:
·      Chopped mint leaves               - 1 cup
·      Chopped coriander leaves        - 1 cup
·      Chopped ginger                       - small piece
·      Green chilly                             - 1 or 2
·      Oil                                          - 1 tsp
·      Sugar                                      - 1 tsp
·      Lemon juice                             - few drops
·      Salt to taste
Method:
1.   Wash and chop finely fresh mint and coriander leaves.
2.   In a blender, add chopped giner and green chilly.
3.   Grind it coarsely .
4.   Now add mint, coriander leaves, salt, sugar ( helps retaining the natural color ), to the blender.
5.   Add very little water and blend it into a smooth paste. 
6.   Transfer the chutney to a serving bowl.
7.   Squeeze few drops of lemon juice.
8.   Healthy green chutney ready with awesome flavor.
9.   Store it in air tight container.
10.It can be used is a dip for most of the dry Indian snacks.

30 comments:

  1. So tempting cutlets, nice idea with sweet potatoes

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  2. cutlet looks wonderful healthy snack

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  3. Cutlets looks so delicious and very tempting....love the green chutney....

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  4. very delicious n healthy cutlets...love the hari chutney with it ..yummy

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  5. looks soo awesome n delicious...

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  6. Simply mouthwatering and amazing cutlets.
    Deepa

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  7. Very good idea and looks yummy...

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  8. yummy sweet potato cutlets...
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  9. Sorry to hear about the loss of your grandma. Condolonces to your family. May God give you strength to overcome this huge loss.

    A very healthy cutlet. I think we can bake this too right. I should try this.

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  10. Yummy sweet potato cutlets. Love the variation

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  11. Yummy sweet potato cutlets. Love the variation

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  12. So healthy Snacks Dear... nice recipe.

    Ongoing Event:
    Homemade Spices : Store to Bowl.

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  13. Very interesting recipe, looks superb and perfectly done..

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  14. Nice twist. Cutlets are looking delicious

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  15. So sorry to hear about your grandmother dear. May she rest in peace and watches over all of you.

    Your cutlet and chutney combo is seriously something new to me dear. I can imagine both the taste literally. WOW! Pass me some dear...can't stop salivating ;)

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  16. Tempting and very delightful cutlets...yummy.

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  17. Que ricas! Tienen muy buena pinta :)

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  18. I am so very sorry about your Nana...My deepest sympathy.

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  19. sweet potato is my favorite..cutlet with sweet potato ..wow awesome..

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  20. Wow...looks so yummy.. :-)

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  21. Jay, just looking at your wonderful photos makes me want to cook these Sweet Potato Cutlets and mix up some Green Chutney. They are surely delicious and good (healthy) for us!

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  22. wow..delicious and tempting .

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  23. Yummy one Jay. will definitely try it

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  24. yummy and delicious cutlets

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  25. OMG, they look super yummy !
    Wish I can grab one right now !!

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  26. Jay, I'm very sorry to hear of your loss. May her soul find peace.
    These cutlets look wonderful, healthy snack!

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