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Saturday, 22 September 2012

CHICKEN CUTLET

CHICKEN CUTLET

"The most indispensable ingredient of all good home cooking: love, for those you are cooking for."

Author: Sophia Loren


ingredients

chicken boneless- 500 grams

oil - 40 ml
ginger- 1 inch piece; chopped
garlic - 4 cloves chopped
green chillies- 8 chopped
curry leaves-5
onion- 2, finely sliced








turmeric powder- half teaspoon
all spices powder/garam masala powder- half teaspoon
salt - according to taste
chilly powder- 1/4th tablespoon
black pepper powder- 1/4th tablespoon




potato- 3 
green peas- a handful (optional)
eggs- 3 
bread crumps_ 2 cups
coriander leaves- chopped


PREPARATION

preparing chicken




boil chicken pieces with turmeric powder and salt in a pressure cooker.  after 2 whistles remove from flame.  crush chicken pieces well with hand or mince it or powder it using a grinder.








Preparing  potatoes

cook potatoes with salt in a pressure cooker .  you can also add a pinch turmeric powder.  let 4 -5 whistles come.  remove from flame.  after cooling, peel off skin and mix and crush well.






Preparing cutlet masala

Take a pan.  add 2 tablespoons of oil.  
Fry onion till its raw smell goes.

Then add chopped garlic-ginger, green chillies and curry leaves.  Fry for 2 minutes.



Add salt, all spices powder, black pepper powder, chilly powder and turmeric powder.  fry till raw smell of these powders disappears.


Add crushed chicken and potatoes
Add coriander leaves.




Remove from flame.

Preparation of cutlets

Roll the masala into equal balls and press into cutlet shape.





Beat 3 eggs in a bowl.  add a pinch salt and mix well.



Take bread crumbs in a plate and spread it.



Take a pan.   heat  4 tablespoons oil.  

Dip each cutlet first in egg mixture and then roll in bread crumps.  fry till slight brown on both side in a medium flame.