4.Chopped Tomatoes - 2
5.Corriander Leaves - a small bunch(you can use curry leaves as well, nut corriander leaves taste better)
6.Bengal gram flour/Besan/Kadalapodi - (less than 1/4 cup)to be mixed with water to make a batter
7.Rice flour - to coat the cutlets before frying
8.Green chilli(chopped) - 1
9.Turmeric powder/Haldi - 1/4 tsp.
10.Cumin seeds/Jeera - 1tsp.
11.Baking powder - a pinch
12.Garam masala - 2 tsp.
13.Chaat masala(optional) - 1 tsp.
14.Red chilli powder(optional) - 1/4 to 1/2 tsp.
16.Salt - a pinch
1. In a bowl, mix the crumpled paneer, onions, green chillies, tomatoes, chopped corriander leaves, the dal mixture, turmeric powder, jeera, garam masala, baking powder, chaat masala(optional), red chilli powder(optional), vinegar/lemon juice and salt.
2. Mix well and make small cutlets(raised ovals) out of this mixture .
3.Make a batter of besan and water. this batter should be slightly thick. Dip the cutlets in this batter and then coat with rice flour.
4. Take them out and absorb the extra oil with a tissue paper.
5.Serve hot with or without any sauce.
These scrumptious cutlets are easy-to-make and have a taste that is different from our common potato cutlets. Comments are always welcome :)