Friday, November 25, 2016

Aval Cutlet-Poha Tikki Recipe-Easy Poha Recipes

Poha Cutlets (Flattened rice cutlet) are easy to make and very delicious. It can be made with ingredients easily available at home. I love making cutlets as a tea time snack or as a side dish for variety rice as it is much healthier than deep fried snacks. These delicious aval/poha cutlets can be served as a tea time snack or as an after schools snack for kids.You can even pack in their snack box. Today let us learn how to make Poha Vegetable cutlets following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Aval Cutlet-Poha Tikki-Poha cutlets

Aval Cutlet-Poha Tikki

Aval Cutlet-Poha Tikki

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 20 mins 
 Serves: 6 Poha Cutlets
 Recipe CategorySnacks-Poha
 Recipe CuisineIndian

   Ingredients needed

   Poha/aval - 1 cup
   Potatoes - 1/2 cup boiled and grated
   Carrot - 1 medium size
   Green chilli - 1 finely chopped
   Ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
   Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp finely chopped
   Thick Curd/plain yogurt - 1 tbsp
   Salt needed

   Spice Powder

   Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
   Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
   Garam Masala Powder - 1/4 tsp

   Oil for shallow frying


Rinse poha  twice and drain the water completely. Keep it aside. I used thin white poha.

Wash, peel the skin and grate carrot finely. Boil, peel the skin and grate potatoes.

Poha cutlet recipe


In a bowl, combine together soaked poha, grated potato, grated carrot, chillies and coriander leaves.

poha tikki

Add all the spice powder, salt needed and thick curd/plain yogurt. Mix well.

easy cutlet recipe

Divide the mixture equally and make smooth balls from it. Then flatten it to form patties.

aval vegetable cutlet

Heat a tawa, place the prepared patties and drizzle 1-2 tsp of oil around the patties. 

Cook both sides until golden brown on low heat. It will take time. If you prefer, you can even deep fry.

how to make poha cutlet

Serve hot with green chutney or tomato ketchup.

Variation - You may add grated beetroot instead of carrot. You can add chaat masala or any herbs of your choice.

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  1. Hi,
    Easy one to try. Can we use thick poha, if so shud we soak it?

  2. Can I use thick poha for this?

  3. @Anu -@Ramaa Lakshman - You can use thick poha. Rinse it twice, drain the water and keep it aside for a few minutes. It should be soft but without water.If there is water, you will have difficulty in making cutlets.

  4. Hi padhu, I tried today. It came out so well n tasty too. Thanks for the unique recipe!

  5. Hi Padhi I tried this today it came out so well and every one in the family liked it

  6. Easy tasty and healthy . Very nice outcome

  7. It seems so simple and delicious. Can I use millet pohas?! Like kuthiravaali or saamai aval?!will it be cooked as fast as normal pohas?! Priya.

  8. Hi Padhu, so easy & simple will try it this week. Thank you for sharing

  9. Hi padhu, the recipe is so easy nd simple, I'll try it today

  10. Pls say anyother binding agent apart from potato


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