Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter)


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Broccoli Tikki ( Healthy Starter Recipe )

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The Broccoli and Paneer Tikki is a simple yet innovative starter that’ll brace the tummy for an exciting meal!

Featuring a healthy blend of ingredients like antioxidant-rich broccoli, calcium-rich paneer and fibre-rich oats, this starter tastes so fabulous that it does not feel like a health food, but like a peppy starter just right to fire off a fabulous meal.

To add to all the points in its favour, this tikki is not deep-fried, but cooked in a non-stick tava with minimal oil. Definitely a must-try!

You can also have a go at other healthy starters like Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms or Rajma Tikki Satay with Spring Onion Dip .

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Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter) recipe - How to make Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 11 tikkis
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Ingredients
1 cup finely chopped broccoli
1/4 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
2 tsp oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste
1/4 cup roasted quick cooking rolled oats
1 tsp oil for greasing and cooking

For Serving
green chutney
Method
    Method
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions, garlic and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the broccoli and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from the flame, transfer to a deep bowl and allow it to cool completely.
  4. Once cooled, add the oats and paneer and mix well.
  5. Divide the mixture into 11 equal portions and shape each portion into a 50 mm. (2”) diameter flat round tikki.
  6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), grease it with ½ tsp of oil and cook all the tikkis using ½ tsp of oil till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  7. Serve immediately with green chutney.
Accompaniments

Bengali Tomato Chutney 
Carrot Garlic Chutney 
Chilli Garlic Chutney ( Sizzlers and Barbeque Recipe) 
Dahiwali Phudina Chutney ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes) 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tikki
Energy32 cal
Protein1 g
Carbohydrates2 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat2.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.8 mg

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Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter)
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 on 14 Jul 18 09:48 PM


These tikkis turned out really awesome.I have made it 4 to 5 times and everybody at home loved it.Very healthy and nutritious.Thanks .
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Winnie, Thank you for your kind words...do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed it...happy cooking !!
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16 Jul 18 09:01 AM
Broccoli Tikki ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
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 on 23 Mar 18 08:34 PM


Really turned out very yummy.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Foodie for the feedback.
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24 Mar 18 11:30 AM
Broccoli Tikki ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
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 on 05 Jan 18 03:35 PM


Is there any substitute of corn flor. Pls tell me asap.
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Tarla Dalal    Add more potatoes...
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05 Jan 18 04:19 PM
Broccoli Tikki ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
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 on 15 Mar 16 05:48 PM


Broccoli Tikki ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
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 on 01 Apr 15 01:28 AM


Can v put maida instead of corn flour?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Yes you can but instead we suggest to put rice flour...
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26 Mar 18 12:04 PM
Broccoli Tikki ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
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 on 21 Oct 14 12:44 AM


a must try
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Rachu, Thank you for your kind words...do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed it...happy cooking !!
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16 Jul 18 09:02 AM
Broccoli Tikki ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
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 on 09 Jul 13 03:52 AM


These tikki's are awesome.I received wow's and yummy for it when I made it for a party at my inlaw's house.This is an awesome way to include healthy benefits of broccoli which is not easy to serve to Indian palates. Tarla aunties all recipes are awesome and easy to understand and make. you have been my cooking mama :) from the time of my marriage. Thanks.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback.
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16 Mar 18 04:51 PM
Broccoli Tikki ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
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 on 07 Jul 13 09:39 AM


Having heard and read so much about the benefits of Brocolli, it was a must buy ingredient in the veg shopping list...and used to wilt & spoil due to ignorance till I made these easy wheezy very tasty tikkis! Now my comfort level with using brocolli has gone high and I am using it fresh for a healthy zest..Thanks
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Bhawna. Delighted to hear that the tikki came good.
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24 Mar 18 11:31 AM
Broccoli Tikki ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
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 on 16 Aug 12 06:25 PM


The cheese stufFing is such a good surprise in this tikki... I got a ' super yummy' from my husband with every bite he had!!! :)