Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki

Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki

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Diabetic-friendly ingredients like chana dal and cabbage, flavoured elegantly with mint leaves and cumin seeds powder, make brilliant tikkis! The crispness of the Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki brought about by the interplay of chana dal and curds is indeed remarkable, but must be had fresh off the tava to enjoy the perfect texture. Being cooked with minimal oil, these tikkis are light but still sumptuous enough to keep you going till the next meal.

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Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki recipe - How to make Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 tikkis
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1 cup soaked and drained chana dal
1/2 cup finely chopped cabbage
1 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies
2 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves (phudina) leaves
a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi)
1 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
2 tbsp low-fat curds
salt to taste
1/4 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
1 3/4 tsp oil for cooking

For Serving
green chutney
  1. Combine the chana dal, green chillies and 2 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend in a mixer to a coarse paste.
  2. Transfer the paste into a bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it using ¼ tsp of oil.
  5. Shape a portion of the mixture into a 63 mm (2½ “) flat round tikki and immediately cook it on the tava (griddle) on a slow flame, using ¼ tsp oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  6. Repeat the step 5 to make 5 more tikkis.
  7. Serve immediately with green chutney.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. Make the mixture for the tikkis just before cooking them and shape them one by one and directly cook them on a tava (griddle) and also do not shape the tikkis in advance.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tikki
Energy114 cal
Protein5.7 g
Carbohydrates16.1 g
Fiber4.2 g
Fat3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium22.7 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Good Food For DiabetesBuy this cookbook
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Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
 on 05 Dec 20 10:12 PM

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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for the feedback. Kindly keep reviewing recipes and articles you love.
07 Dec 20 10:35 AM
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
 on 01 Oct 20 02:21 PM

replacment of cabbage pls
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Tarla Dalal    You can use any other vegetable like broccoli, cauliflower, spinach etc.
03 Oct 20 09:39 AM
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
 on 09 Aug 19 10:34 PM

I made this, awesome recipe. Thank you so much.
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
 on 03 Nov 18 07:48 PM

I will definitely try it.very good explanation,and measurements.whithout any doubht we can do easily.
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Tarla Dalal    Happy to know you like the recipe. Do try the recipe and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
05 Nov 18 09:08 AM
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
 on 30 Oct 18 02:35 PM

Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
 on 19 Oct 18 12:07 PM

Which otger dal can i use instead of chana dal?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Twarna, Since it is a healthy recipe, we have not tried substituting with any other dal. Also, the combination of cabbage works perfectly with chana dal. Attaching links of some dal tikkis which you would like to try instead
19 Oct 18 03:09 PM
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
 on 25 Aug 18 07:07 AM

Most of my childhood memory includes getting yelled at by my mother to eat veggies, but I used to pay no heed to it. However, as time passes, most of us come around to eating vegetables as we are aware of the countless benefits they have for our health. Cabbage is especially one of the world most nutrient dense vegetables readily available for us to enjoy, rich in essential vitamins such as C, B6, K, saturated fat, thiamine, calcium, iron, magnesium phosphorus and a good source of dietary fibres. But I never liked any cabbage recipe other than in noodles. This cabbage recipe when I tried at home was not really appreciated by my family but it was really yummy too. Thanks for sharing this delicious preparation. Keep posting wonderful recipes like this.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Shantinoy, We are delighted you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
25 Aug 18 08:33 AM
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
 on 30 Jul 18 10:12 AM

Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
 on 03 Jun 18 05:33 PM

Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
 on 26 May 18 12:15 PM

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