Sprouts and Peanut Cutlet

Don’t you just love coming back home to a room full of aroma? Don’t you just love the sight of a nice hot evening snack? 

Cutlets are a big part of Indian snacks. It has a mash of veggies, a dash of spice and of course some amazing flavours. 

I tried making this snack with a teeny tiny difference. I made cutlets with sprouted moth beans and peanuts. 

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INGREDIENTS:

Sprouted moth beans – 2 cups

Peanuts / groundnuts – 1 cup

Carrot – 1 

potato – 2

Green chillies – 3

coriander leaves 

Red chilli powder – ½ tsp

Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

Cumin Powder – ½  tsp

Fennel Powder – 1 tsp’

Lemon Juice of ½ lemon

Rice Flour – 2 tbsp

Salt – to taste

For the coating:

Corn flour – 2 tbsp

Rava/ Sooji – ½ cup

Method :

Pressure cook the sprouted Moth beans, potato and carrot for 2-3 whistles. Allow it to cool and churn it in a mixer for a coarse mix. Add the spice powders – chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, fennel powder and salt. Mix well. To this mixture add the rice flour and lemon juice. Give it a nice mix.

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Make small cutlet patties and keep it aside.

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Prepare the corn flour batter by adding enough water to the corn flour. Make sure the batter is not too watery nor too thick. Keep the sooji / rava ready in the plate. You can also use bread crumbs instead of the rava.

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In a wide bottomed skillet, heat 1-2 tbsp oil for shallow frying the cutlets.

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Fry them till golden brown.

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serve hot with green chutney and sweet chutney or with some ketchup ! It tastes best with a hot cup of desi chai 🙂 

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