Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Chickpea Tikkis

Spectacular and delicious Tikkis with protein rich Chick-peas….


1 cup chick-peas (kabuli chana)
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp mint powder (phudina)
1 tsp green chillies, finely chopped
4 tbsp thick curd
1/2 cup rava or sooji
2 tbsp coriander leaves
Salt and pepper to taste
Oil for shallow frying

To serve:

Finely chopped Onion
Finely chopped red capsicum
Guacamole or any green chutney


  • Clean, wash and soak the chickpeas overnight.
  • Drain, add salt and enough water and pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles or until the chickpeas are done.
  • Drain out all the excess water and keep aside to cool.
  • Mash chickpeas finely with potato masher or blend in a mixer to a coarse paste.
  • Now add 2 tbsp curd, coriander, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, salt, pepper and mix together.
  • Divide the mixture into 8 to 10 equal portions and shape each portion into round, flat tikki.
  • Mix 2 tbsp curd with mint and spread this over the tikkis.
  • Sprinkle rava well to coat on all sides. (You can use breadcrumbs)
  • Heat the oil in a pan on a medium flame and shallow-fry the tikkis till they are golden brown in colour from both sides. (You can bake at 180 deg. For 25-30 min)
  • Serve hot with chopped onions, capsicum and guacamole.


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