Chick Pea Tikkis
by Tarla Dalal
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Tikkis of various types are very popular in India. Here is a nutritious variant of this all-time favourite snack made with protein and calcium rich ingredients like chick peas and mint.
When you feel like having a snack, go for these tasty Chick Pea Tikkis, to help in the healthy development of your baby’s teeth and bones.
- Combine the kabuli chana, mint leaves and green chillies in a mixer and blend to a coarse mixture without using water.
- Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
- Divide the mixture into 16 equal portions and shape each portion into a 50 mm. (2") diameter round flat tikki.
- Heat and grease a non-stick tava (griddle) using ¼ tsp of oil.
- Cook each tikki, using ¼ tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
- Serve immediately with green chutney.
- 1 cup of raw kabuli chana (white chick peas) gives 2½ cups of soaked and boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas).
Nutrient values per tikki
|Energy|| 53 kcal|
|Protein|| 2.0 gm|
|Carbohydrate|| 7.1 gm|
|Fat|| 1.8 gm|
|Fibre|| 3.4 gm|
|Calcium|| 30.0 mg|
|Folic acid|| 22.6 mcg|
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