Friday, March 13, 2015

Aloo moong dal cutlet - Potato green gram dal cutlet

patties in a serving plate
Aloo moong dal cutlet recipe - Cutlet  is one of the most liked snacks in Indian cuisine. When I don't know what to cook, bake or fry for evening  snacks, I just go with some potato snacks. Most of the time I end up in making cutlet. Here is a very easy yet delicious potato, split green grams cutlet, a perfect evening snack that I made recently. No need to grind separate chutney to go with it. It tastes awesome with tomato ketchup or any other dipping sauce. Even hot cutlet goes well with a cup of hot tea or coffee. 

Aloo Moong Dal Cutlet
patties/cutlet in a serving plate
Prep time : 15 mins
Cook time : 20 mins
Total time : 35 mins
Recipe type : Snacks
Cuisine : Indian
Yield : 14 cutlets
Author : Vidya Chandrahas

  • 2 large potatoes
  • 1 cup split green grams 
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp salt 
  • Fistful of chopped cilantro
Grind to paste
  • 1 green chilly, chopped
  • 1/6" ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp water
Aloo moong dal cutlet - step by step pictures

1.  Wash and steam the potatoes until soft. Peel and mash the potatoes till they become smooth paste and set aside.
mashed potatoes
2.  Grind the green chilli, ginger and garlic along with 1 tbsp water and add to the mashed potato paste.
ginger garlic chilli paste added
3.  Add chopped cilantro and mix well.
cilantro added
4.  Wash and soak the split green grams for 4 - 5 hours. After 5 hrs. drain the water.
soaked mugdal
5.  Put the split green grams in a mixer jar and grind it to a  coarse paste, using a tbsp of water.
mugdal in amixer jar
6.  Pour the paste on potato mixture.
grund mugdal added
7.  Add the chilli powder and garam masala.
garam masala and chilli powder added
8.  Add the salt and mix to combine.
all ingredients mixed
9.  Heat a griddle and apply oil on it. Take a lemon sized paste and place it on griddle, flatten it.
patties on griddle
10.  Shallow fry them until golden brown in colour from all sides.
shallow fried the patties
11.  Serve the cutlet hot with choice of your chutney.
patties/cutlet in a serving plate


  1. looks delicious , good addtion of split green gram

  2. very healthy n yummy ones!

  3. very creative and yummy batata moongdal cutlets..


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