Vazhakumbu Cutlets Recipe


Vazhakumbu Cutlets Recipe
  • Onion,finely chopped- 1/2 cup( one medium)
  • Green chili,chopped - 1 or 2
  • Curry leaves,chopped - few
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Banana blossom /vazhakumbu ,chopped - 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Black pepper powder - 1/2
  • Cubed and boiled potato - 1.5 cups
  • Garam masala powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon Juice- 1/2
  • All purpose flour - 2 tbsp
  • Breadcrumbs - 3/4 cup
  • Oil
Heat oil in a pan,add onion ,green chilies ,curry leaves and ginger garlic paste.Saute until onion turns soft.Next add the chopped vazhakumbu ,coriander powder,kashmiri chili powder,turmeric powder,black pepper powder and salt to taste.Mix well , cook for about 5 to 8 minute or until done. Add boiled potato and garam masala.Mash it well using a sturdy spatula.( Add more salt if required. Add lemon juice and mix well.Allow it to cool slightly.Shape it into small balls and lightly flatten it using your fingertips. In a bowl mix all purpose flour and water to form a smooth paste. Dip each cutlet in the prepared batter.Roll in breadcrumbs to form an even coating. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the cutlets over medium flame,turning once in between.Serve with tomato ketchup or chutney.

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