Poha or beaten rice cutlets are an easy to make evening snack. They can be made by adding either a couple of slices of bread or potato to bind them. Enjoy them with some green chutney or with tomato ketchup.
- 250 gms gms poha
- 2 potatoes
- 6 green chillies
- 1tsp jeera/cumin
- 1tbsp kasuri methi/dried fenugreek leaves
- 1 tsp sugar
- Juice of one lemon
- Coriander leaves
- A pinch of haldi/turmeric powder
- Oil for deep frying
Wash and drain the poha. Pressure cook the potatoes, peel and mash them. Grind the green chillies, jeera and sugar coarsely and add it to the mashed potatoes. Chop the coriander leaves fine. Tip in the lemon juice,
Coriander leaves, kasuri methi, salt and the drained poha into the mashed potato. Mix well. Shape into cutlets. Heat oil in a pan. Drop the cutlets four at a time into the oil. Deep fry till crisp and golden brown. Serve with green chutney.
Makes 15 medium sized cutlets.
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