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Chicken Cutlet Recipe: Two Easy Ways to Make Chicken Cutlets

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Easy and thin chicken cutlet recipe: Chicken cutlet is a crispy and crunchy chicken recipe. It is also called chicken patties or chicken Tikki. It’s a type of fission chicken recipe. Although chicken cutlet is made by deep or shallow fry, nevertheless it is different from other fried chicken recipe.

Some days ago I have shared instapot fried chicken recipe. You may check that recipe also.

There are different ways to make healthy chicken cutlets. But today I am sharing two different making style of chicken cutlet recipe, i.e – chicken cutlets recipe with mashed potato and cutlets with boiled chicken and without potato.

In chicken cutlet with potato recipe, we used mashed potato for binding purpose. But in the second case, we don’t use any potato. Replace of potato in this cutlets recipe we use cornflour and breadcrumbs for binding purpose. If you have an oven then you may also make baked chicken cutlet recipe.

Thin chicken cutlets recipe
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Healthy Chicken Cutlets Recipe

Chicken cutlets are made with grinded or finely mashed chicken with or without the use of mashed potatoes. First mashed chicken cooked with spices then coated with breadcrumbs and finally deep or shallow fried them.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chicken cutlets recipes
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 170kcal


  • Saucepan
  • Bowl
  • food grinder


  • 500 grams boneless chicken
  • 2 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped green chili
  • 1 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 5 tbsp cornflour
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp garam masala powder (ground all-spices)
  • 1 tbsp pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion


  • Turn off the flame and remove the chicken from the pressure cooker. Split the chicken into very small size by hand then mash them finely.
    Chicken cutlet recipe made without potato
  • Now add chopped onion, chopped green chili, ginger-garlic paste, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, black pepper, finely chopped coriander leaves, 1 beaten egg, cornflour 3tsp, and 4 tbsp breadcrumbs with the mashed chicken and mix them well by hand.
  • After finely mix them, add 2 tbsp vegetable oil, cornflour 2 tsp, and salt 1½ tsp and mix then again. Make this chicken mixture like dough so that you can easily make chicken patties
    from it.
  • Creat 20-22 lemon size balls from this chicken cutlet mixture then make them patties sized.
  • Whisk two eggs in a bowl and take 1 cup breadcrumbs in another pot.
  • Take approximately 400 ml cooking oil in a deep frying pan and heat oil over moderate flame.
  • Sufficient heat of the oil, take chicken cutlets and dip them first in the beaten egg then coating with breadcrumbs and finally dip in the hot oil. Cook them over low to medium flame until they cooked well (until red-brown). 
  • Churn them often so that they cook well both sides. Remove these cutlets from the frying pan and keep on a absorb paper to remove excess oil from them.
  • Finally, your chicken cutlet recipe is ready to serve. Sprinkle a little chat masala and serve them hot with ketchup and enjoy.



  • Whether you want to make chicken cutlets recipe more crispy and crunchy then deep fry them.
  • Coating of breadcrumbs should be thick to make it crisper.

Watch the video of this cutlet recipe at bottom of the post.

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Chicken cutlet recipe with Mashed potato

In chicken cutlets recipe with mashed potato, I will use boiled and finely mashed potatoes and some spices. I will also use breadcrumbs and egg to make cutlets crispy. So let’s get started.


  • Boneless chicken ½ kg
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1tsp
  • Ground all spices (garam masala) 1tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Finely chopped green chili 2-3 pieces or as per your taste
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Cooking oil
  • 3 medium-size finely chopped onion (2 for the first step and 1 for the second step)
  • Finely chopped ginger 1 tsp
  • Garlic 1 tsp (finely chopped)
  • Black pepper ½ tsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves one hand full
  • 3 medium-size boiled potato (finely mashed)
  • 3 beaten egg
  • Bread crumbs 2 cups

How to make simple chicken cutlet recipe

Step 1

boneless mashed chicken

  • Take boneless chicken pieces and cut them into small cubed size. Grind them in a food grinder machine and keep them aside.
  • Heat 2 tsp cooking oil in a heavy bottom skillet. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds in the hot oil and sauté them until get red.
  • Now add chopped onions sauté them until light red.

sauteed onions with spices

  • Add turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder, ground all spices, chopped ginger-garlic, coriander powder, chopped green chilli, and mix them well. Sauté this mixture for 2 minutes.
  • After 2 minutes, take the grinded chicken and add to the saucepan. Cook this for 15 minutes with low to medium flame. Remember, don’t add water.

fried and mashed chicken

  • When it is cooked well then mashed it lightly. Sprinkle black pepper powder and chopped coriander leaves. Mix them well then turn off the flame.

Step 2

  • In a big bowl add mashed potato, one-piece finely chopped onion, salt, some chopped coriander leaves, and the cooked chicken then blend them.

round chicken patties

  • Divide this chicken cutlet mixture into 20 equal-sized balls then shape them into round discs or patty.

Step 3

  • Beat 3 eggs in a medium-size bowl. Sprinkle some salt and one pinch pepper powder. Whisk it then keep aside.
  • In a plate take 2 cups breadcrumbs and add salt, one pinch chat masala, one pinch garam masala then blend them.

Step 4

  • Dip the chicken cutlets in the egg then coat with breadcrumbs. Repeat this process for two times to make the coat thick and to make the cutlets more crunchy.

chicken cutlet coated with breadcrumbs

  • Keep these cutlets in a refrigerator for 10 minutes to fix the coating well.

Cooking method 

  • Heat 1 cup oil in a skillet for deep frying. Place chicken cutlets one after another in the frying pan after sufficient heat the oil.
  • frying chicken cutlet recipeCook the cutlets over medium flame up to golden brown. Stir them often so that all sides of the cutlets cooked well.
  • You may deep fry or shallow fry the cutlets as per your choice. If sallow fry, then fry them over a low flame with drizzle oil so that they cooked evenly from the inside.
  • Now serve the chicken cutlets with bread and tomato ketchup. You may add some salads to make it yummier.

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2 thoughts

  • Piyush
    September 27, 2019 at 12:20 am

    5 stars
    Very yummy snd nice chicken cutlet recipe.

  • KFC Recipe
    September 27, 2019 at 12:23 am

    5 stars
    Thanx piyush

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