Sooji Cutlets Recipe With Step By Step Pictures And A Quick Recipe Video
What are sooji cutlets?
Sooji cutlets are healthy and appealing cutlets made using semolina and boiled potatoes. They are flavored with ginger, red chili flakes, fresh coriander leaves etc. I have shaped sooji cutlets are squares, you can give them any shape that you like. Sooji cutlets can be served for breakfast and make a great kids’ tiffin option.
Let’s talk about the ingredients for sooji cutlets
Sooji cutlets call for semolina i.e. sooji. I have used finer sooji. If you don’t have fine sooji you can just pulse your sooji in the grinder once. Apart from that, we need some basic ingredients such as ginger paste, green chilies, coriander, and some basic spices. Also to provide it some texture we are using the boiled potatoes. And to give it a good binding we’re using rice flour.
Another tempting cutlet recipe which you may like: poha cutlets.
Ingredients for sooji culets
- ½ cup semolina (sooji)
- 1 and ½ cup water
- 1 tbsp oil
- 1 large boiled potato
- 1 tsp ginger paste
- 1 green chilli, chopped
- ½ tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp chaat masala
- 1 tsp red chili flakes
- 2 tbsp rice flour
- A handful of chopped coriander
- Salt to taste
- Oil for shallow frying
How to make sooji cutlets
- Dry roast sooji
Dry roast ½ cup sooji for 4-5 minutes, without changing its color, till it is aromatic.
- Add water and oil
1 and ½ cup water. Keep stirring. Get rid of the lumps. Add 1 tbsp oil. Cook for 2 minutes or till sooji absorbs all the moisture.
- Cook and let it cool
Cover the pan and cook on low flame for 2-3 minutes. Once cooked, sooji will leave the sides and will come together as a dough. Thereafter transfer to a plate. Let it cool down.
- Mix ingredients
In a mixing bowl add 1 large boiled potato, 1 tsp ginger paste, 1 chopped green chili, 1 tsp chili flakes, 1 tsp chaat masala, ½ tsp turmeric powder and a handful of chopped coriander. Add 2 tbsp rice flour and salt to taste. Add semolina mixture and mix everything.
- Set, refrigerate and cut into shapes
Once it is properly mixed, set the mixture in a greased tin or plate. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Thereafter cut into squares.
- Fry sooji cutlets
Heat enough oil in a pan, 3-4 tbsp. Put the squares and fry on low flame till golden brown from both the sides. Thereafter take out on an absorbent paper.
- Bon appétit
Let the semolina squares come to the room temperature. Pack for your kids’ tiffin along with some ketchup.
- You may also add some cumin or carom seeds or black pepper powder for flavoring.
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