Chick Pea Tikkis (Protein and Calcium Rich recipe for Pregnancy) Video by Tarla Dalal

Chick Pea Tikkis (Protein and Calcium Rich recipe for Pregnancy) Video by Tarla Dalal

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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.


Recipe Description for Chick Pea Tikkis

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Makes 16 tikkis
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For Chick Pea Tikkis
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 For Chick Pea Tikkis
3 1/4 tsp oil for greasing and cooking

For Serving With Chick Pea Tikkis
green chutney


For chick pea tikkis

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}chick pea tikkis{/span}, combine the kabuli chana, mint leaves and green chillies in a mixer and blend to a coarse mixture without using water.
  2. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 16 equal portions and shape each portion into a 50 mm. (2") diameter round flat tikki.
  4. Heat and grease a non-stick tava (griddle) using ¼ tsp of oil.
  5. Cook each tikki, using ¼ tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  6. Serve the {span class="bold1"}chick pea tikkis{/span} immediately with green chutney.

Handy tip:

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

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