Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets

Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets

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These scrumptious cutlets are made of ragi and broccoli, perked up with spice powders, mint and spring onions. Potatoes add to the volume of the cutlet mix, while mint and spring onions give it a fabulous aroma and flavour.

The Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets are rolled in oats, to give the outer surface a unique texture and also to avoid refined flours.Enjoy this multi-textured and fabulously flavoured snack fresh off the tava for the best experience.

Devour these crisp and yummy cutlets with cutney and a cup of hot Coffee or a cool refreshing drink like Angoor ka Sherbat .

Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets recipe - How to make Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets

Soaking time:  Overnight   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 12 cutlets
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1/2 cup whole ragi ( nachni) , soaked overnight and drained
1/2 cup finely chopped and blanched broccoli
1/2 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
2 tbsp chopped mint leaves (phudina)
1/4 cup finely chopped spring onions whites and greens
salt to taste
quick cooking quick cooking rolled oats for coating
oil for greasing and cooking

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into 12 equal portions and roll each portion into a 50 mm. (2”) diameter circle.
  3. Roll each cutlet in oats till they are coated evenly from all the sides.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) , grease it with oil, place 4 cutlets and cook on a slow flame using little oil till both sides turn golden brown in colour.
  5. Repeat step 4 to cook 8 more cutlets in 2 more batches.
  6. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cutlet
Energy89 cal
Protein1.9 g
Carbohydrates8.2 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat5.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium6.2 mg


Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets
 on 20 Sep 18 01:59 PM

Wanted to check if whole ragi can be substituted with ready made ragi flour? Thanks
Tarla Dalal
22 Sep 18 08:38 AM
   Hi Prachi, We have not tried making this recipe using the flour. Soaked ragi provides a unique texture to the tikki and we would prefer you to use the same.
Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets
 on 19 Apr 16 04:23 PM

Ragi and broccoli cutlets.. This recipe is really healthy.. and nice.. recipe.. Ragi and broccoli is a very good combination.. i really liked the mouth feel of these cutlets..