Friday, 31 August 2012

Brown Rice Tikki

Nutritious, less oil and healthy Brown rice tikki, enjoy with green chutney!!!


1/2 cup brown rice
1/2 cup split red lentil (dhuli masoor dal)
2 tsp oil
3 green chillies, finely chopped
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp roasted cumin powder
2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, chopped
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp mint leaves, chopped
½ tsp black pepper powder
2 tbsp chick pea flour (besan)
1 cup bread crumbs
Salt to taste


  • Boil rice in 2 cups water with ¼ tsp salt on low heat till rice is soft and the water is absorbed.
  • Boiled dal in 1 cup water with ¼ tsp salt and ¼ tsp turmeric on low heat till no water remains.
  • Heat oil, add green chillies and ginger garlic paste. Stir for a few seconds.
  • Add rice, dal, salt, cumin and pepper powder, and mix well. Stir for 2-3 min to dry any liquid if present.
  • Add lemon juice, coriander and mint leaves. Mix well and mash roughly with potato masher.
  • Sprinkle besan over the rice mixture, mix gently. Make round tikkis.
  • Roll each in bread crumbs to coat all over. Keep in refrigerator for 30 min or till serving time.

  • Just before serving, bring to room temperature. Cook with little oil on a non-stick pan until golden brown on both sides. (To make healthier, you can roast on pan without oil and bake also) 
  • Serve with green chutney.


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