Chick Pea Tikkis

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A traditional indian snack made nutritious with the addition of protein and calcium-rich ingredients-chick peas and mint, which helps in the development of healthy teeth and bones of your baby.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 16 tikkis
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2 1/2 cups soaked and boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas)
1/2 cup chopped mint leaves (phudina)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1 cup grated carrot
1/2 cup grated cabbage
1/2 tsp grated garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
3 1/4 tsp oil for greasing and cooking

For Serving
green chutney

  1. Combine the kabuli chana, mint leaves and green chillies and blend in a mixer to a coarse mixture without using water.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 16 equal portions and shape them into round flat tikkis (approx. 2" diameter).
  4. Grease a non-stick tava (griddle) with ¼ tsp of oil.
  5. Cook the tikkis using 1½ tsp of oil till 8 tikkis turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  6. Repeat step 5 to make one more batch of tikkis.
  7. Serve hot with green chutney.

Handy tip:

  1. 1 cup of raw kabuli chana (white chick peas) gives 2½ cups soaked and boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas)

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 on 21 Jan 14 03:19 PM

Very quick to make and guest loved this recipe....
 on 12 Sep 12 08:29 PM

I tried this recipe with grated paneer and oats too. This has got an amazing taste. As I am expecting my baby started kicking me after eating these tikkis. Thanx to Tarlaji.