Saturday, May 18, 2013

MASOOR DAL CUTLETS ( with cheese & paneer filling )

Made these yummy masoor dal cutlets with cheese and paneer filling. They tasted so good with the cheese melting in your mouth. Serve them hot.

Masoor dal ... 1 cup
Semolina ...... 3-4 tbsps
Bread crumbs .. 3-4 tbsps ( or as needed depending on the consistency of your dal)
Garam masala powder .. 1 tsp
Red chilli powder ........ 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder ...... 1/4 tsp
Anardana powder .... 1 tsp
Salt .... to taste
Oil .. to fry

For the filling:
Paneer ... 4-5 tbsps (crumbled)
Cheese .. 4-5 tbsps (grated)
Mix them together and add a little salt ( remember cheese already is salty)

1. Soak dal for a couple pf hours. Cook it with very little water to keep it dry.(it should not be mushy)
2. Let it cool and add all the mentioned ingredients and mash it well to form a dough.
3. Take a small portion, flatten it with fingers and stuff it with the filling.
4. Deep fry the cutlets or you may even pan-fry them.
Serve hot with chutney / sauce

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  1. very tempting.... cannot take my eyes off the picture!!! wish I could grab some!! Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

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  2. Delicious sounding masoor dal cutlets. I sometimes make with carrots added to it but love your suggestion of filling them with paneer and cheese. Looks very tempting.

    1. Thanks Mayuri. Do give it a try. Cheesy cutlets taste so good.

  3. Masoor Dall cutlets with paneer and cheese sound delicious. These would make an exotic atarter. My son would love these.

    1. Thanks Mina. Yes these are a treat for paneer and cheese lovers.

  4. Delicious cutlets. I personally do not like paneer but I do love to make it for family and friends. Looks yummy.

    1. Oh dear, then you can skip the paneer and only add cheese.

  5. The picture itsker is so appealing and appetizing. Just can't take my eyes off it . The paneer filling has been so beautifully placed inside the masoor dhall cutlet.

  6. the cheese filling is so yummy n deish. prefect for kids party

    1. Yes Kalyani. Kids are surely going to love these.

  7. you had me at cheese. I am a fan of any cheesy snack and these look like ones I need to try.

    1. Same here. I love cheesy snacks too. Thanks


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