Semolina Cutlets

Semolina Cutlets are crispy, crunchy and lip-smacking. Super easy to prepare for breakfast or as a snack. You’ll need semolina (sooji), potatoes, ginger and a few spices. You can also prepare this mix in advance and refrigerate it, make the cutlets when desired and serve hot!!!

Serving Suggestion: Tastes best with Tamarind Chutney and Green Chutney.

Also try: Potato Bites, Bread Pizza, Hara Bhara Kebab or Veg Tikki.

Course: Starters or Snacks

Cuisine: Indian

Time: Preparation – 15 mins, Cooking – 15 mins, Total – 30 mins.

Servings: makes around 12 cutlets


  1. Boiled Potato – 2 medium-large (mashed)
  2. Semolina (Sooji) – 1/2 cup
  3. Ginger – 1/2 inch (grated)
  4. Coriander Leaves – 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  5. Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
  6. Chaat Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
  7. Dry Mango Powder – 1/2 tsp
  8. Ground Black Pepper – 1/4 tsp
  9. Chilli Flakes – 1/4 tsp
  10. Oil – to deep fry the cutlets + 1 tsp
  11. Water – 1 cup
  12. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML.

How to make Semolina Cutlets:

  1. Heat water in a saucepan and bring it to boil, add 1 tsp oil and semolina. Stir continuously on low flame until semolina becomes like a dough. Let it cool down
  2. Take a mixing bowl and add semolina dough, mashed potatoes, grated ginger, coriander leaves, cumin powder, chaat masala powder, dry mango powder, ground black pepper, chilli flakes & salt. Mix well and make a smooth dough
  3. Now make cutlets from the mix. Keep aside for about 5 mins
  4. Heat oil in a deep pan or a kadai. Drop the cutlets in hot oil and deep fry from all the sides until crisp and light brown. Drain on kitchen paper
  5. Your Semolina Cutlets are ready. Serve with Tamarind Chutney, Green Chutney or Ketchup.


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