Broccoli Tikki Video by Tarla Dalal

Broccoli Tikki Video by Tarla Dalal

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This cheesy and crunchy delicacy is sure to steal the hearts of both young and old alike. The dish, otherwise stuffed with mozzarella cheese cubes, is stuffed with low-fat paneer and very little cheese to give it a healthy twist. Instead of 6 big tikkis you can also make 10 small tikkis.


Recipe Description for Broccoli Tikki ( Healthy Starter Recipe )

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Makes 6 tikkis
Show me for tikkis


For The Tikkis
1 cup finely chopped broccoli
2 tsp oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 cup boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
1 1/2 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1/4 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
2 tbsp grated mozzrella cheese

Other Ingredients
1 tsp oil for greasing and cooking

For Serving
tomato ketchup


For the tikkis

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and green chillies, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add the broccoli and salt, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from the flame, transfer to a bowl and allow it to cool completely.
  5. Once cooled, add the potatoes and cornflour and mix well.
  6. Shape each tikki into flat rounds.
  7. Press a little in the centre of each round to make a depression.
  8. Place very little paneer-cheese stuffing in the centre of each round and roll again to make a 25 mm. (1”) flat round tikki.
  9. Grease the tava (griddle), using 1/2 tsp of oil and cook the tikkis using the remaining 1 tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  10. Serve hot with tomato ketchup.
Nutrient values 
54 cal 3.2 gm 7.3 gm 1.5 gm 0.4 gm 112.4 mg
RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy StartersBuy this cookbook

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