Wednesday 26 January 2011

Tuna Cutlets

A n easy and tasty Appetizer J 

Tuna Cutlets
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

  • 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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  1. Delicious cutlets,love those cute heart shape.

  2. Heart shaped cutlets looks soo tempting.

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

  4. delicious cutlets loved ur presentation

  5. crispy and awesome they look :)

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

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

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

  9. 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!!:)

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

  11. 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!

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

  13. Posted these cuties on my blog :)


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