Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Tuna Cutlets

A n easy and tasty Appetizer J 






Tuna Cutlets
Ingredients:
Canned tuna - 2 cans, I used the one in water (drain and flake it with a fork)
Boiled and mashed Potatoes-2 medium
Onion-2 medium, chopped fine
Ginger-2 tsp, chopped fine
Garlic-1 tsp, chopped fine
Green Chillies-2, chopped fine
Kashmeri Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp (adjust according to your taste)
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Pepper powder- 1 tsp
Garam Masala powder-1 tsp
Coriander leaves-3 tbsp, chopped fine
Mint Leaves-1 tbsp (optional)
Chopped Curry leaves – few
Salt to taste
Egg whites-2
Bread Crumbs- as required
Oil


 Method:
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a non stick pan, sauté chopped onion, ginger, garlic, green chillies and curry leaves until golden brown.
  • Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder and sauté for a minute or two.
  • Add flaked tuna and sauté until tuna turns light brown.
  • Add garam masala, chopped coriander leaves, mint leaves and mix well. Turn off the heat and keep aside for 5 to 10 minutes to cool down slightly.
  • Add mashed potatoes. Mix well with hand.
  • Form the mixture into desired shape.
  • Beat the egg whites slightly with a fork adding 1 tbsp of water.
  • Dip the cutlets in beaten egg and then roll them in breadcrumbs.
  • Deep fry the cutlets in oil, until golden brown.
  • Serve hot as an appetizer with tomato ketchup or as a side dish for chapathi, rice or even with bread slices.
  • Makes about 20-25 cutlets.



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13 comments:

  1. Delicious cutlets,love those cute heart shape.

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  2. Heart shaped cutlets looks soo tempting.

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  3. Swapna, they sure look appetising! Thanks for posting!Shall return with a feedback in a week! :)

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  4. delicious cutlets loved ur presentation

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  5. I have already mentioned how tempting they are :-)Perfect hearts for tea time snack ;-)

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  6. Those are so cute! They look delicious, too.

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  7. Hi Swapna, thanks for that lovely thought on my space....fish cutlet is looking awesome....perfect to make for valentine's day.

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  8. ohh!! swapna its a pleasant suprise that u met my BIL.. we sure have to somehow meet next time we both visit kerala!!by the way your tuna cutlets look too yummy to resist.. wish i lived somewr near u so that i cud take some crochet lessons from the wizard!!:)

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  9. Thanks for sending these cuties in to Kerala Kitchen Swapna!

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  10. Swapna, thanks for this keeper recipe, I made these cutlets they were really good! I also made toast sandwiches with the filling, and got yummy frm D. :D Happy Posting!

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  11. made these today and they were fabulous! A good way to use up the many cans I had got from costco.

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  12. Posted these cuties on my blog :)

    http://magpiesrecipes.blogspot.com/2011/02/swapnas-tasty-tuna-cutlets.html

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