One of my favorite appetizers is Chicken cutlets. This is made with minced chicken, boiled and meshed potatoes, onions, garlic, ginger, cilantro/coriander leaves, chicken masala, pepper and salt to taste. The cutlet pieces is dipped in egg and dunked in breadcrumbs and fried in oil.


Ingredients for cooking Chicken cutlets:

  1.  Boneless chicken 1 cup
  2. Boiled and Meshed potatoes 1 cup
  3. 1 medium sized Onion
  4. 1 Stalk of Coriander leaves
  5. 1 tsp Chicken Masala
  6. 2 large chillies
  7. 1/4 tsp Pepper
  8. Salt to taste
  9. 1 to 2 eggs
  10. 1 cup Bread Crumbs
  11. Oil to fry

Method for cooking Chicken Cutlets:

  1. Rinse the chicken and cut it into pieces.
  2. Boil the chicken in 1/2 up of water. Add salt while boiling and boil till all water is evaporated.
  3. Let the boiled chicken get cool while you prepare other things.
  4. Take off the onion skin and cut it into pieces.
  5. Rinse the coriander leaves and cut it into chunks.
  6. Put the boiled chicken in a blender, add the onions, coriander leaves, masala, chillies and pepper. Blend all these ingredients till the meat is minced.
  7. Take out the minced chicken from the blender and mix the meshed potatoes and more salt if salt is needed.
  8. Break off little chunks off the chicken and potato mix and make round pieces, fatten it. Make many such round and flat pieces.
  9. Break 1 egg, beat it in a bowl and keep it aside.
  10. Pour the breadcrumbs in a dish and keep it aside.
  11. Heat oil in a fry pan.
  12. Dunk these pieces of cutlets into the beaten egg, and transfer it to the bread breadcrumbs. Pat both the sides of chicken cutlets with breadcrumbs.
  13. Fry the Chicken cutlets in oil.
  14. Serve the Chicken cutlets with a dip and a cup of drink.

Chicken cutlets are also known as:

Côtelette in French, Kotleta in Russian language and cotoletta orKotelett  in various languages

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