mearl223 On October - 14 - 2009

Goan Potato Chops

An authentic Goan appetizer of potato patties with minced-meat stuffing.





PrepTime 15mins – CookTime 15mins – Serves 6




3 large potatoes – boiled, peeled & smashed.
250 gms minced meat (beef or your choice)
1 cup boiled and finely chopped vegs (or frozen peas & cut carrots, capsicum/bell peppers)
1/2 cup chopped coriander
1/4 tsp pepper pwd
1/4 tsp cumin pwd
1/4 tsp turmeric
1 finely chopped onion
1/2 tsp garlic-ginger paste
1 tbsp vinegar
1 chopped green chili
1 cup bread crumbs
1 egg – beaten
salt to taste
cooking oil

Cooking Instructions:

1. In a pan, heat oil, fry onion well.

2. Add the garlic-ginger paste & salt – fry well.

3. Add the other spices & chillies, fry well again.

4. Toss in the mince & stir-fry well.

5. Add 1/4 cup water, cover and cook until mince is almost done.

6. Then, toss in the veggies, coriander, salt to taste & the vinegar.

7. Cook covered, till vegs are tender & then simmer open till the mince dries up completely.

8. Add salt (to taste) to your mashed potato & mix well.

9. Form the chops : Take a golf-ball size ball of the mashed potato in a moist hand & press to make a bowl in your rounded palm. Place a tbsp of the mince in it & with moist fingers of the other hand, fold in the edges of the potato bowl & seal well. Gently flatten & roll the edge on your palm to get a round, flat cutlet about 1 inch thick & 3 inches in diameter. Repeat with the rest & place the cutlets in the fridge to set for 5 minutes.

10. Roll the cutlets in beaten egg & into the breadcrumbs, covering evenly.

11. Shallow-fry till golden-brown on each side & then serve hot with ketchup or any sauce of your choice.

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