Fresh Rajma potato cutlet | Kidney beans Kofta balls

Fresh Rajma bean potato cutlet | Kofta balls were prepared for using as evening snacks, starters or as side dish.


  • fresh rajma/ kidney beans – 1/4 kg
  • potatoes/ aloo – 3 number
  • oil – 1 tsp
  • cumin seeds/ seeragam – 1 tsp
  • garlic/ poondu – 2 tblsp (chopped)
  • green chillies – 2 (chopped)
  • onion – 1 (chopped)
  • Red chilly powder/ milagai podi – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder/ seeragapodi – 1/2 tsp
  • coriander powder/ malli podi – 1/2 tsp
  • salt/ uppu – to taste

For coating the cutlet:-

  • maida – 2 tblsp (mixed with water)
  • bread crumbs – 1/2 cup


1. Remove fresh rajma from its pods and collect one cup.

Fresh rajma separated from pods

2. Cook Rajma along with cleaned potatoes in a pressure cooker  for two whistles with required water.

3. Once pressure is released, drain water and remove the skin of potatoes.

Cooked and water drained potatoes and rajma

4. Mash both the vegetables using a potato masher.

Mashed potatoes and rajma

5. Heat one tsp of oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, chopped garlic and green chillies and fry for few minutes.

Cumin seeds,chopped garlic and green chillies added

6. Next add chopped onion and fry till it turns colour. Then add red chilly powder.

Onion and red chilly powder added to fry pan

7. Then add cumin powder, coriander powder and salt.

Cumin powder, coriander powder and salt added to fry pan

8. Sauté all the ingredients together for one minute.

Fried ingredients in pan

9. Now add the mashed rajma and potatoes to the pan and switch off the stove.

Mashed rajma and potatoes added

10. Mix well to form a dough.

Dough ready for making kofta

11. Make round balls out of the rajma dough and flatten it.

12.  Mix maida with water and keep aside. Take bread crumbs in another plate. Dip the cutlets in maida and then dust completely with bread crumbs.

Cutlets ready to fry
Cutlets ready to fry

13. In a dosa pan heat one tsp of oil and place the cutlets. Sprinkle one more tsp of oil above. Fry for 2 minutes and turn the side. When both the sides were fried well and turns golden brown, remove from pan.

Cutlets frying in pan

14. Serve hot with tomato sauce or any chutney.

Fresh Rajma bean potato cutlet | Kofta balls
Fresh Rajma bean potato cutlet | Kofta balls

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