Kerala style Chicken Cutlets recipe

Prepration time: 30 Minutes
Persons served: 10 Persons
Cuisine: Kerala


  • Boneless chicken – 1/2 kg
  • Potato : 3 boiled & mashed
  • Finely chopped Onion : 1 big sized
  • Ginger (Chopped) : 1 tablespoon
  • Green chilli (Chopped) : 2-3
  • Turmeric powder : 1 teaspoon
  • Red chilly powder : 1 teaspoon
  • Pepper powder : 1 teaspoon
  • Garam Masala : 1 teaspoon
  • Bread crumbs : 1 cup
  • Beaten Eggs : 2
  • Salt : as needed
  • Oil : for frying

Chicken cutlets are an easy to prepare evening snack food which I am sure your Kids and other relatives will love. It is prepared from minced boneless chicken and mashed potatoes. This recipe will give you an awesome chicken cutlet. Don’t forget to send us your photos or comments after you try this. This is also a good item for iftaar / Ramzan. You can also freeze this for 2-3 weeks.

Chicken Cutlets preparation

  1. Pressure cook the potatoes and peel and mash it. Keep it aside.
  2. Cut the chicken in to small pieces and apply the red chilly powder and turmeric powder on the pieces and keep aside for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Pressure cook the chicken pieces with little water and salt.
  4. Mean while in a medium sized pan pour some oil and heat it. Add the chopped onions, ginger, green chillies and saute till it turns soft.
  5. Mince the chicken meat and add it to the pan along with the pepper powder, garam masala. Saute it for 10- 15 minutes.
  6. Turn off the flame and allow the mixture cool for 10 minutes.
  7. Once it is cooled add the mashed potatoes and mix well using your hands. (The mixture should hold shape when rolled into balls).
  8. Roll out small portions of the mixture into lime sized ball and flatten it between the palms to give it shape.
  9. Dip each cutlet in beaten egg and roll them in breadcrumbs, making sure that all sides are nicely coated.
  10. In another pan heat the oil and fry the cutlets in medium flame  till they are golden brown.
  11. Serve with tomato Ketchup.

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How would you rate this recipe?

146 votes, 4.09 / 5.00 (81%)
  • R

    Gr8 recipe. Thanks for sharing, really loved it.

    • says:

      @riyas : thank you 🙂

  • says:

    hi renoo….i tried the uzhunnu vada using your recipe and it turned out really nice. I am not very interested in cooking but I don’t shy away from trying out a new recipe either….so it was wonderful to try out one and see it come out perfect. thanks for sharing the recipe with us.

    • says:

      Welcome to CC. So happy that the recipe worked well for you. Thanks a bunch for the comment!

  • Y

    I’m eagerly waiting to cook dis cutlet receipe…its looks awesome…

    • says:

      Thanks for trying the recipe Yasha. Waiting for your feedback 🙂

  • S

    Interesting…Today I will try this…

  • S

    How long to cook the chicken in the pressure cooker ?

    • says:

      Just like cooking regular chicken – for two whistles.

  • M

    Made kerala chicken cutlets! Thanks they turned out wonderfully well!

    • says:

      @Monica: Thanks for trying the recipe and dropping us your comments. Glad to know it came out well for you.. 🙂

  • F

    Hi renoo,
    I tried ur recipe,and well done.thanx for d wonderful recipe.i hav a doubt ,
    Can i freeze d cutlet mixture for making cutlets later?

    • says:

      Hi Fathima, No issues. You can freeze it. But I recommend to use it within 1 week.

  • M

    Hi Renoo…
    Tried chicken cutlet today they were very tasty. Thank you for the receipe:)

    • says:

      Thank you John 🙂

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