How to Make #HealthInATiffin Mixed Vegetable Cutlet - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

#HealthInATiffin Mixed Vegetable Cutlet

Mixed Vegetable Cutlet Recipe is a healthy nutritious snack that is very simple to make. It packs in a textured and delicious punch with the addition of paneer, carrots, capsicum and peas. Make the vegetable cutlet recipe as a tiffin recipe and your kids will simply love it.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
10 People 15 Minutes  20 Minutes


  • 3 potatoes, boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1/4 cup homemade paneer or cottage cheese, crumbled
  • 1 capsicum, de-seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsps (tablespoons) peas, steamed
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 5-6 pods of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 inch piece ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp (teaspoon) garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 2-3 green chillies, finely chopped
  • A small bunch of coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • Oil for shallow frying


Step 1

Add in the carrots, capsicum, paneer, onion, garlic, ginger into the mashed potatoes.

Step 2

Mash all the ingredients well with your hands or a potato masher, a food processor can also be used. Mash till a subtle coarseness remains in the mixture.

Step 3

Add in the remaining ingredients except the oil and mix well. Check for salt and spice levels as per your taste.

Step 4

Shape this mixture into small lemon size balls and flatten them a little between your palms.

Step 5

Dip these flat cutlets in the beaten egg and then followed by the bread crumbs.

Step 6

Preheat a tawa or a skillet on medium heat; place the cutlets a few at a time on the skillet. Drizzle adequate oil on them and roast them on medium heat until they are crisp and browned on both sides.

Step 7

Continue the same process with the remaining cutlets.

Step 8

Serve the delicious spicy hot Mix Vegetable Cutlets along with chutney or a yogurt dip.


  • You can add other veggies such as sweet corn, beetroot or even spring onions to vary the taste.
  • Egg can be completely avoided to suit the vegetarians. Only using the bread crumbs will also suffice.


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