Halwai April 24, 2018


• 1/2 kg – finely minced Meat (beef).
• 1 – medium sized Onion chopped finely.
• 2 tsp – pepper powder.
• Salt to taste.
• 3 tbsp – oil.
• 1 Egg beaten.
• 2 tbsp – breadcrumbs.
• 3 – large potatoes.


  1. Boil the potatoes, remove the skin and mash well.
  2. Keep aside.
  3. In a pan add the mince, onions, pepper powder and salt with a little oil and cook till the mince is dry.
  4. Remove from heat and cool for some time.
  5. Form the mashed potatoes into even sized balls.
  6. Make a depression in the centre and fill with the pepper mince.
  7. Flatten each ball to form a round cutlet.
  8. Dip in the beaten egg then roll in the breadcrumbs.
  9. Heat oil in a flat pan and shallow fry the cutlets on low heat till golden brown on both sides.

Recipe courtesy of Bridget White