Baked Chick Pea Cutlet

Recipe by Upasna Sharma of

A very tasty low calorie starter

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

  • 125 gms. Gorbanzo Beans
  • 1 tsp Ginger, paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic, paste
  • 1 tsp Chili, paste
  • 2 tbsps. Cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tbsps. Bread Crumbs
  • 3 tbsps. Curd, thick
  • ¼ tsp Mint, dry
  • 2 tbsps. Indian Cottage Cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsps. Processed Cheese, grated
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste


For Stuffing: Mix Paneer and processed cheese with salt and pepper and set aside.
  1. Soak Channa overnight.
  2. Pressure cook with water level ½ inch above channa.
  3. Add a pinch of salt.
  4. Give one whistle and simmer on slow flame for 30 mins.
  5. Cool and mash it finely with a rolling pin.
  6. Add ginger, garlic, chilli paste, coriander, salt, pepper and 2 tbsp of curd and mix with a light hand.
  7. Divide into 10 equal balls.
  8. Stuff with 1 tsp of stuffing and fold like a cutlet.
  9. Place on a greased baking tray.
  10. Mix remaining curd with ¼ tsp of dry mint and spread over the cutlets.
  11. Sprinkle bread crumbs.
  12. Bake at 160 °C for 10-12 mins or until done.



She did. The stuffing is of paneer and cheese. It turned out very good.thanks for this easy recipe.I also tried it with left over chana masala and used left over paneer tikka (mashed) for stuffing, and it turned out veru tastytoo.


u have't mentioned what should we use to stuff the stuffing of chana.