Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets

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

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

Soaking time:  Overnight   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     12Makes 12 cutlets
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For Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets
1/2 cup whole ragi (nachni / red millet) , 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 rolled oats for coating
oil for greasing and cooking

For ragi and broccoli cutlets

    For ragi and broccoli cutlets
  1. Grind the soaked and drained nachni in a mixer to a coarse mixture using 1 to 2 tbsp of water.
  2. Combine all the ingredients, including the coarse nachni mixture, in a deep bowl and mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 12 equal portions and roll each portion into a 50 mm. (2”) diameter circle.
  4. Roll each cutlet in oats till they are coated evenly from all the sides.
  5. 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.
  6. Repeat step 4 to cook 8 more cutlets in 2 more batches.
  7. 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 04 May 21 07:50 PM

Idea is superb.But cutlets made by whole ragi is not appreciated by my family members.May be it should be grinded.
Tarla Dalal
26 May 21 02:58 PM
   Thank you so much for bringing this to our notice. The recipe has been updated. Keep reviewing more recipes and articles you like.
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..