Cuttack Vegetable Chop

Popular street food from Cuttack, it is vegetable croquette with colourful vegetables including carrot, beet, beans and cabbage.


  • 4 Potaoes, boiled
  • 2 cups Cabbage, thin slices
  • 1/4 cup Beet, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Beans, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup chopped Onions
  • 2 Cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala
  • Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Corn starch / rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Amchur
  • 1 cup Bread crumbs for coating
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 4 Red Chilies, chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Raisins
  • 1 tablespoon Mint leaves, finely chopped
  • Oil for frying
  • 2 teaspoons Tomatoe sauce


  1. Make spice paste by mixing tomato sauce with red chili powder, pepper powder and salt.
  2. Stir fry vegetables (beets, carrots, beans, chilies, onions and cabbage) with little oil, garlic and rasins.
  3. Add tomoto spice mixture to vegetables. Add mint leaves and garam masala. Mix and cook till vegetables are done.
  4. Mix mashed boiled potatoes with corn starch, red chili powder, black pepper powder, amchur and salt.
  5. Take lemon sized potato mixture. Flatten and add a teaspoon of vegetable mixture. Gather potato mixture from sides to make cylindrical shapes.
  6. Coat with bread crumbs and deep fry till golden brown.
  7. Serve hot with chutney.