Remove the paalak leaves from the stem, wash it properly, drain, chop and keep it aside.
Remove methi leaves without the thin stem, wash properly, drain it and keep aside.
:- Do not chop methi leaves.
Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan.
Splutter cumin seeds and saute chopped onion, ginger, green chillies and saute well by adding salt.
Add methi leaves, chopped paalak and saute till it is cooked and mixed well.
Add garam masala and chat masala and remove it from fire.
Allow it to cool.
Cook the potato, peel the skin and mash it.
Add mashed potato to the paalak-methi mixture and mix it well.
:- You can make the cutlet more tastier by adding little bread crumbs while mixing.
Mix maida with little salt and add water to make a thin batter.
Make balls out of the cutlet mix and shape it into oval shaped cutlets.
Dip the cutlets in maida batter (make sure that the batter is so thin), coat it with bread crumbs and fry it in oil.
:- Serve hot with tomato sauce.
:- Spluttering cumin seeds and adding chat masala gives a north indian taste and aroma to this cutlet. For those who don`t like this can avoid these 2 ingredients while making.