Mince meat cutlets

Potato tikkis filled with mince meat.

Recipe by fatma of Dar-es-salaam, TZ

Ingredients non vegetarian 8 servings

    • 1/2 kg mince meat
    • 1/2 kg potatoes
    • 1 lemon
    • salt.
    • 1 1/2 tsp garam masala pwd
    • 1 big onion (finely chopped)
    • 1 1/2 tbsps ginger,garlic paste
    • 2 tbsps mint leaves(finely chopped)
    • 3 tbsps corriander leaves(finely chopped)
    • 2 tbsps green chilly paste
    • 1 tsp red chilly pwd
    • 1 egg
    • bread crumbs
    • oil for deep frying


    1. Peel the potatoes and boil them with little salt. Mash them properly, mix red chilly pwd ,knead till smooth. Keep aside.
    2. Wash meat ,squeeze out water ,add ginger,garlic paste,salt, green chilly paste,and lemon.Mix it.
    3. Braise the meat on medium heat till all the water dries up,add onions and braise for 5 minutes, remove from the heat ,add mint leaves, coriander leaves, and garam masala pwd, mix well.
    4. Make 6 to 8 balls of potatoes, flatten  with palm and put the filling, gather the edges and  seal them properly ,flatten a bit to make tikki,finish the remaining balls that way and keep aside.
    5. Beat egg with 1 tbsp water ,dip each cutlet in egg and roll it in bread crumbs, deep fry in hot oil.(2 cutlets at a time.)
    6. Serve with coconut chutney or tomato ketchup.




    for more better result can add 1/2 tsp blk pepper and 1/4 tsp white pepper. thx

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