Veg Cutlet | Veg cutlet recipe | How to Make veg cutlet

Food is very important for health. Food gives us energy. But anything in excess is bad and this is the point where 'the portion size' comes into play.  Correct portion size matters a lot especially when one is a diabetic.  Diabetics do need to keep a check on what and how much they eat.  Cutlets are a good choice for health-conscious and diabetics when it comes to small portion size food items.

What is a cutlet?

Cutlet is usually a thin slice of meat that is pan-fried. The vegetarian option of cutlets is made from a combination of different vegetables and potatoes.

Can a diabetic eat cutlet?

Yes, a diabetic can eat vegetarian options of cutlets or to say vegetable cutlets.

What is the GI of sweet potatoes?

The glycemic index of sweet potato is 54 which puts it in the low GI category, but due to its bit high glycemic load of 11.3, it comes under the medium GI range.

Can a diabetic eat sweet potato?


Even though a potato, sweet potato is safe for diabetics if had in moderation. Its high fiber content greatly helps in digestion and slowing down the rise of blood sugar levels.

Recipe Features -

This cutlet recipe ingredient are wisely chosen to suit diabetics. It is made up of sweet potato, masoor dal, various vegetables like cauliflower, green peas, french beans, carrot, etc.


Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Preparation time 10-15 mins
Cooking time 15 mins
Serving  2-3

Here is the veg cutlet recipe for you

Today, we are going to share the special recipe of Cutlet in FFD style. 


  • Soaked masoor dal – 1 cup

  • Steamed and mashed sweet potato – ½ cup

  • Finely chopped mixed vegetables – 1-1/2 cup (cauliflower, green peas, French beans, grated carrot)

  • Finely chopped onion – 1 cup

  • Ginger- garlic paste – 1 tbsp

  • Kanda lasoon masala

  • Ginger

  • Green chilli

  • Jeera

  • Salt


  • Steam the vegetables.

  • Cool them.

  • Press and remove water from them.

  • Use this water to grind the masoor dal with jeera, ginger, and green chilies.

  • Sauté chopped onion, ginger- garlic paste.

  • Add masala.

  • Put the steamed veggies, masoor dal paste, and mashed sweet potato.

  • Add salt and mix everything together.

  • Give the desired shape of cutlets and shallow fry in the pan.

This veg cutlet is very good for diabetics as it has all the goodness of sweet potatoes, several vegetables and most importantly it has masoor dal in it which gives it more points on the diet table.

Diabetics should opt for such recipes which are both tasty and healthy at the same time. For more such recipes, do visit the FFD recipe section.

Each diabetic is different with different needs.  FFD very well understands this and hence specializes in personalized treatment.  Do enroll in our Discover Reversal Session and see how customized treatment magically speeds up your 'Diabetes Reversal'.

Looking for other healthy Diabetes-friendly Recipes? Try these:

1. Rajma Cutlet Recipe

1. Cabbage Vadi Recipe

Kobichi vadi Recipe