Soaking Time: 1 hour Preparation Time: Cooking Time: Total Time: Makes 10 cutlets
2 cups thick beaten rice (poha) , washed and drained
1/4 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , washed and drained
1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 cup finely chopped spinach (palak)
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tsp sugar
2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
3 tsp oil for greasing and cooking
healthy green chutney
- Place the beaten rice in a sieve and hold it under running water for a few seconds. Keep aside for 2 minutes for the water to drain out completely.
- Soak the moong dal in enough water in a deep bowl for about an hour.
- Drain, add the beaten rice and green chillies and grind to a coarse paste, without using any water.
- Transfer the mixture into a bowl, add the spinach, coriander, sugar, lemon juice and salt and mix well.
- Divide the mixture into 10 equal portions and shape each portion into 50 mm. (2”) diameter flat, round cutlet.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), grease it using 1 tsp of oil, and cook 5 cutlets using 1 tsp of oil till they turn brown in colour from both the sides.
- Repeat step 6 to make 1 more batch of 5 cutlets.
- Serve immediately with tomato ketchup or healthy green chutney.
|Value per cutlet||% Daily Values|
|Vitamin A||131 mcg||3%|
|Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)||0 mg||0%|
|Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)||0 mg||0%|
|Vitamin B3 (Niacin)||0.6 mg||5%|
|Vitamin C||1.7 mg||4%|
|Vitamin E||0 mg||0%|
|Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)||7.8 mcg||4%|