Aloo Tikki-Cutlet

A fun appetizer for kids and adults alike.Mashed potato with a combination of spices and peas formed into a patty , coated with bread crumbs and either pan fried or deep fried.
Preparation time:30 minutes

1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon red chili powder
1/4 teaspoon chaat masala
2 medium onions diced
salt to taste
1/4 cup peas
2 teaspoons +2 tablespoons oil
3 green chili minced
3 medium potatoes peeled and boiled
Oil for frying
1/2 cup bread crumbs(if deep frying,you will need egg,all purpose flour as well)

1.For the stuffing,heat 2 teaspoons oil in a pan and add the onion and green chili and saute for 3-4 minutes until translucent.

2.Add the peas and turmeric and saute for 2 minutes.

3.Add the spice powders and salt and saute for 2 minutes and turn off the stove.

4.Roughly mash the potato and mix with the prepared onion mixture and cilantro.Make flat cutlet shapes and roll them in bread crumbs.(if deep frying,roll them in flour first,then dip in beaten eggs,remove excess egg and then roll in bread crumbs and fry until golden brown)

5.Heat a pan with some oil and pan fry the cutlets on both sides until browned.

Serve with ketchup or hot sauce or pudina or cilantro chutney


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