Mutton Cutlets

Mutton cutlets are a really popular dish in India. The meat can be substituted by anything from chicken to beef. Here is a super easy recipe for yummy cutlets from my mother’s kitchen.



Mutton Cutlets

Serves 8Print This Recipe


1 kg ground mutton

2 tsp. ground garlic and ginger

1 large onion, chopped

1 bunch cilantro, chopped

1 bunch scallions, chopped

2 tsp. dhaniya powder (coriander)

1 tsp. garam masala

1 tsp. roasted jeera powder (cumin)

2 potatoes, boiled and mashed

1 ½ cups bread crumbs (panko)

2 eggs

Additional panko for pan-frying



 • In a pressure cooker, add ½ cup water to ground mutton and cook for about 20 minutes until done.

 • Set aside.

 • In a wok or kadai, heat 2 tbsp. oil.

 • Add 2 tsp. of ground garlic and ginger.

 • Add chopped onions, salt and cook for 10 minutes.

 • Add 2 tsp. dhaniya, 1 tsp. garam masala, 1 and 1 tsp. roasted jeera powder.

 • Add mashed potatoes and mix well.

 • Cook for 10 minutes.

 • Add the cilantro leaves and scallions.

 • Add the ground mutton and add 1 ½ cups panko.

 • Mix well and remove from fire.

 • When cooled add 2 eggs and mix into the mixture.

 • Using your hands, mix all the ingredients and mash it all well together.

 • Using your hands, make several little cutlets or patties.

 • Coat each cutlet in panko breadcrumbs and set aside.

 • In a flat saucepan, add 3 tbsp. of oil.

 • Cook the breaded cutlets for about 3 minutes on each side or until it is well browned on both sides.

 • Serve warm with mint chutney or ketchup.

DSC_0522 DSC_0524 DSC_0527 DSC_0528 DSC_0532 DSC_0533 DSC_0641

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s