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Chicken Cutlet (Kerala Style)

Chicken cutlet

Chicken Cutlet Recipe

Ingredients: (Makes – 10 chicken cutlet)

  • Chicken – 1 cup (minced, refer notes)
  • Oil – 4 Tbsp
  • Onion – ¾ cup (finely chopped)
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 3 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Potato – 2 medium sized
  • Egg – 1
  • Bread Crumbs – ½ cup
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt

( Note: I used chicken with bones. Take the chicken pieces in a pressure cooker along with ¼ cup water, ½ tsp pepper powder, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and go for 1 whistle and immediately remove cooker from stove. Once steam goes completely open cooker and remove the bones from chicken pieces and mince chicken with your hands.
Vary the amount of chilli powder as per your spice level
1 Cup = 250 ml)
Method: (With Step-by-Step Pictures)


Finely chop onion and keep it ready. Boil the potato, mash it and keep it ready. Cook the chicken and mince as per the notes above.



Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onion. Saute it till it becomes soft
Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for a min


Add all spice powder and sauté for a min or two


Add minced chicken and sauté for 6-8 min or until its dry. Remove from fire and allow it to cool.


Add mashed potato and mix well.


The mixture should be tight and such that you should be able to make it into oval shapes.



Dip it in beaten egg.


Roll in bread crumbs


Deep fry in oil until it turns brown in color (The cutlets should be immersed in oil when frying)


Remove the excess oil in paper towel and Serve hot

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4 thoughts on “Chicken Cutlet (Kerala Style)

    • Dear Urmi,

      You can do that as well since chicken is already cooked. Add 1 or 2 Tbsp of oil in the pan. Add same quantity again if its sticking to pan. Another option is to bake it. Turn cutlets in between and apply little butter on it. It will taste good.
      Vimmy 🙂

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