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paneer tikki chole chaat is a delightful and flavorsome Indian street food that combines crispy paneer tikkis (patties) with spicy and tangy chickpea curry (chole). The dish is then topped with various chutneys, yogurt, and crunchy toppings to create a delicious and satisfying chaat.

Here in this recipe we have made a healthier version of this chole paneer tikki chaat recipe. Serve paneer tikki chole chaat immediately, and enjoy the burst of flavors and textures in every bite.

pro tips to make paneer tikki chole chaat: 1. The tikki should be cooked until golden brown, but not too crispy. Overcooked tikki will be dry and tough. 2. Instead of chole you can also pair these tikkis along with Ragda. 3. If you like you can also add pomegranate seeds to the chaat.

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Paneer Tikki Chole Chaat recipe - How to make Paneer Tikki Chole Chaat

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

To Be Mixed Into The Tikki Mixture
1 1/2 cups grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1/4 cup powdered oats
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp ginger (adrak)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste
1/2 tsp oil for cooking

For The Chole
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1/4 cup onion paste
1/2 cup tomato pulp
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tbsp coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp chole masala
1/2 tsp chaat masala
3/4 cup soaked kabuli chana (white chick peas)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
4 tsp green chutney
4 tsp garlic chutney
4 tbsp whisked curds (dahi)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
Method

For the tikki

    For the tikki
  1. To make paneer tikki chole chaat recipe , divide the tikki mixture into 8 equal portions.
  2. Shape each portion into 2 inch (50 mm) round tikki. Heat a tava (griddle) and grease it using ¼ tsp oil.
  3. Place all the tikkis on hot tava and cook each tikki, using ¼ tsp oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  4. Remove in a plate and keep aside.

For the chole

    For the chole
  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add mustard seeds, asafoetida, onion paste and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add tomato pulp, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander cumin seeds powder and chole masala.
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Add kabuli chana, salt to taste and 1 cup water.
  4. Mix well and pressure cook it for 3 to 4 whistles. Allow the steam to escape and then open the lid. Keep aside.

How to assemble

    How to assemble
  1. In a serving plate, pour a ladleful of chole and place 2 tikkis over it.
  2. Put 1 tsp green chutney, 1 tsp garlic chutney and 1 tbsp dahi evenly over it.
  3. Serve paneer tikki chole chaat hot garnished with coriander.

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what is paneer tikki chole chaat made of?

  1. See the below image of list of ingredients for making paneer tikki chole chaat.

for the tikkis

  1. To make paneer tikki chole chaat recipe | healthy chole paneer tikki chaat | chole paneer tikki chaat | in a deep bowl, add 1½ cups grated paneer (cottage cheese). Paneer offers a delightful cheesy and slightly firm texture to the tikkis that contrasts nicely with the softer chole.
  2. Add ¼ cup powdered oats. Oat powder acts as a natural binder, a healthier option to breadcrumbs or cornflour.
  3. Add 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies. Adds a spicy kick to the tikkis.
  4. Add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste.
  5. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania). You can also add little finely chopped mint leaves.
  6. Add salt to taste.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Divide the tikki mixture into 8 equal portions.
  9. Shape each portion into 2 inch (50 mm) round tikki. 
  10. Heat a tava (griddle) and grease it using ¼ tsp oil.
  11. Place all the tikkis on hot tava. 
  12. Cook all the tikkis, using ¼ tsp oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  13. Remove in a plate and keep aside.

how to make chole

  1. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pressure cooker.
  2. Add ½ tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson).
  3. Add a pinch of asafoetida. 
  4. Add ¼ cup onion paste.
  5. Sauté for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Add ½ cup tomato pulp. Tomato pulp thickens the chole gravy, creating a luscious and velvety texture.
  7. Add ½ tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  8. Add 1 tsp chilli powder.
  9. Add ½ tbsp coriander cumin seeds powder. 
  10. Add 1 tbsp chole masala. Chole masala is a blend of spices that is used to flavor chole (chickpeas).
  11. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  12. Add ¾ cup soaked kabuli chana (white chick peas)
  13. Add salt to taste.
  14. Add 1 cup water.
  15. Mix well and pressure cook it for 3 to 4 whistles.
  16. Allow the steam to escape and then open the lid. Keep aside.

how to assemble

  1. In a serving plate, pour a ladleful of chole. 
  2. Place 2 tikkis over it.
  3. Put 1 tsp green chutney.
  4. Add 1 tsp garlic chutney.
  5. Add 1 tbsp whisked curds (dahi) evenly over it.
  6. Serve paneer tikki chole chaat recipe | healthy chole paneer tikki chaat | chole paneer tikki chaat | hot garnished with coriander.

pro tips to make paneer tikki chole chaat

  1. The tikki should be cooked until golden brown, but not too crispy. Overcooked tikki will be dry and tough.
  2. Instead of chole you can also pair these tikkis along with Ragda.
  3. If you like you can also add pomegranate seeds to the chaat.

benefits of paneer tikki chole chaat

  1. Paneer Tikki Aur Chole chaat is rich in below macronutrients, vitamins and minerals given in descending order (highest to lowest). 
    1. Calcium.  See Calcium rich recipes : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. See our list of calcium rich Indian foods. Dairy products: Like milkcurds, cheese, paneer and buttermilk. Green leafy vegetables like spinach, fenugreek, broccoli. Nuts and ragi. Required from kids to adults. 62% of RDA.
    2. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds. Have citrus fruits, lemons, vegetables ( capsicum, broccoli, cabbage). Not all of the vitamin C is lost when vegetables are cooked. Some studies have shown that up to 50% of the vitamin C can be retained, depending on the cooking method and the vegetable. Cook vegetables quickly. The longer vegetables are cooked, the more vitamin C they will lose. 49% of RDA.
    3. Phosphorus : Phosphorus rich Indian foods works closely with calcium to build bones. Phosphorus rich Indian foods like dairy products ( milk, paneer, curd), nuts, seeds, jowar, bajra, moong, matki, oats, ragi, wheat flour etc. 44% of RDA.
    4. Folic Acid (Vitamin B9): Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy. Folic acid rich Indian foods (kabuli chana, chana dal, yellow moong dal, urad dal, tooval dal, til ). 23% of RDA.
    5. Protein : Protein is required for managing the wear and tear of all cells of the body. Have protein rich Indian foods like paneer, curd, Greek yoghurt, tofu, almonds, sprouts, chana, rajma, chick peas, quinoa, buckwheat ). 23% of RDA.
    6. Fiber : Dietary fiber reduces the risk of heart disease, prevents the spike in blood sugar levels and hence super for diabetics. Consume more fruits, vegetables, moong, oats, matki, whole grains. 23% of RDA.
    7. Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. Indian Foods rich in B1 are Flax seeds (alsi), Sunflower seeds, Sesame seeds, Garden cress seeds (halim), Capsicum, Wheat flour, Chana dal, moong, walnuts, masoor dal, brown rice, jowar, bajra. 20% of RDA.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy299 cal
Protein12.4 g
Carbohydrates21.1 g
Fiber5.8 g
Fat18.4 g
Cholesterol2.4 mg
Sodium14.1 mg

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