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aloo cutelt

aloo cutlet, aloo patties or potato cutlet

yummy indian kitchen
boiled aloo mixed with herbs and spices and shallow fried.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine North Indian, Punjabi
Servings 3
Calories 897 kcal


  • 2 potatoes/aloo
  • 2 tablespoon rice flour
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
  • ¼ teaspoon very finely chopped green chillies
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green capsicum
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder/haldi
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • ¼ tsp black pepper powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon extract
  • 1 cup oil for frying


Boiling the potatoes:

  • Take 2 potatoes, add little water into them and then boil them by pressure cooking or by slow cooking method.
  • Once the potatoes are boiled well switch off the flame.
  • Take them out and place them in cold water.
  • Once they are cooled down, peel the potatoes.

Making the cutlet mixture

  • Take a mixing bowl, add the boiled potatoes and mash them well by hand or using masher.
  • Add rice flour into it, add bread crumbs.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves, add chopped green chili, add chopped green capsicum,
  • Add finely chopped onions.
  • Add dry spices such as salt according to taste, red chili powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder.
  • Also add black pepper powder and mix everything well.
  • Mix like a dough.
  • Add lemon exract and mix well.
  • Take small portions of the dough, make a round ball, press them in the form of small round patties or tikkis and place each of them on a plate.
  • Make patties or cutlets of the remaining dough.
  • Heat oil for frying.
  • Place the patties carefully into the heated oil.
  • Deep fry or shallow fry all the sides on low to medium flame until all the cutlets are done.
  • Take them out and place them on a tissue paper.
  • Serve hot with ketchup or chutney dip.
  • Enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee.


  • Do not add water to the dough.
  • The dough gets mixed well without water as the potatoes contain starch and help in mixing.
  • Bread crumbs can be replaced with poha if bread crumbs are not available.
  • These cutlets can be deep fried or shallow fried.


Nutrition Facts
aloo cutlet, aloo patties or potato cutlet
Amount Per Serving
Calories 897 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 280mg12%
Potassium 668mg19%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 133IU3%
Vitamin C 28mg34%
Calcium 83mg8%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.