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Tikki recipes


Last Updated : Jul 06,2018



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Indian Tikki Recipes

Tikkis for Any Time, Any Occasion

Foodies are game for a tikki any time of the day! We’ve even seen people who have tikkis with their morning tea – are you one of them? Even if you aren’t such a die-hard fan, we are sure you love tikkis too, because everybody does. Served with peppy chutneys like Mint Chutney, Sweet Chutney, Green Chutney, ketchup or curd-based dips, tikkis are so popular and varied that they classify as a special category in Indian cooking. Originally popular in North and Western India, they are now enjoyed by Indians all over the world. It is now common to find Aloo Tikkis served even in small eateries in remote parts of the country!

Tikkis are small round or oval-shaped snacks, usually around 2 or 3 inches in diameter. Normally, potatoes are mixed with other ingredients like herbs, spices, dals, sprouts and other veggies too. This dough-like mixture is then shaped and cooked. They can be deep-fried or shallow-fried. Nowadays, we also encounter healthy versions that are baked or tava-cooked. We also see health-conscious people going for ingredients like oats and nachni flour to bind their tikkis instead of mashed potatoes.

The tikki is one of the most popular street foods in the Delhi region. As you pass by vendors selling tikkis, you can hear the sizzling sound of tikkis being shallow-fried with oil and ghee on large tavas. The tikkis can be enjoyed just like that, accompanied by some chutney, or they can be made into a chaat, topped with chole, curds, sev, chopped onions and tomatoes, seasoned with peppy spice powders, and garnished with coriander.

Tikkis are also popularly served as appetizers or starters at parties and in restaurants. Normally, when they are served as appetizers or cocktail accompaniments at parties, the tikkis are made small and bite-sized, so that they can be handled easily by the guests. Many big restaurants offer tikki platters, where you can taste many varieties of tikki at one go, accompanied by salads and a few types of chutneys and dips. Tikki sizzlers, where the tikkis are served piping hot on a sizzler plate, topped with chole, salads and sauces, is also gaining popularity now.

The world of tikkis is too large and too versatile. You have endless variety to choose from, and on top of that you can make your own yummy variants. Here are some of our favourites for you to try and be inspired by!

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Oats Moong Dal Tikki
Recipe# 35288
05 Apr 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Oats and moong dal combine excitingly with an assortment of Indian spices to make a fibre and protein rich snack that will satisfy the food lover and health freak in you! To get perfect Oats Moong Dal Tikkis, shape them thinly and cook on a slow flame to ensure complete and uniform cooking. These ti ....
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
Recipe# 38028
25 Aug 18

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by Tarla Dalal
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 tav ....
Cheese and Broccoli Tikkis, Cheese Cutlet Recipe
Recipe# 30833
14 Sep 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Given a choice, kids will say nyaaaaah to broccoli, but they are a must-have because of their nutritional benefits! So, tempt them with these yummy tikkis made with a combination of broccoli and cheese. Use olive oil to cook these tikkis as it is rich in vitamin E. For health and taste check ....
Cauliflower Greens Mixed Sprouts Tikki
Recipe# 42537
06 Jul 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Make the most of cauliflower greens to up your haemoglobin levels! Though not very commonly used, these greens are a very good source of iron and lend themselves to the preparation of very tasty dishes, such as this Cauliflower Greens Mixed Sprouts Tikki. This easy and tasty starter uses mixed s ....
Sprouts Tikki, Healthy- Starter Sprouts Tikki Recipe
Recipe# 35023
30 Jun 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Let’s give a healthy twist to the evergreen Aloo Tikki! Using sprouted moong increases the nutrient-value by at least 15 per cent, while coriander and mint give an aromatic spin to the tale. Serve these fibre-rich Sprouts Tikkis hot and crisp, as soon as you prepare them. Serve with
Hara Bhara Soya Tikkis
Recipe# 5280
25 May 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
The goodness of soya, garlic and spinach is reinforced in these tikkis. Fibre from soya and spinach along with allicin in garlic inhibit cholesterol synthesis in the body, helping to maintain normal blood cholesterol levels. Serve immediately with a fibre rich accompaniment like carrot garlic chutne ....
Chole Tikki Chaat
Recipe# 1098
25 May 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
A lip-smacking chaat that is loved all over India, and now globally too, the Chole Tikki Chaat is most enjoyed at roadside stalls, but is definitely more satisfying when you make it at home for your family or for a Party . Here, we show you ho ....
Paneer Amritsari Tikka ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipe)
Recipe# 32715
16 May 14

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 by Tarla Dalal
Punjabi food embodies spices at their best! The Paneer Amritsari Tikka proves this fact once again. Succulent strips of paneer are marinated in a tongue-tickling mix of carom seeds and other spicy ingredients. Once the spongy paneer soaks in all the vibrant flavours, it is ready to be deep-fried and ....
Corn and Capsicum Tikki
Recipe# 2900
09 Jul 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Corn and capsicum are a lesson in contrasts. While one is sweet, juicy and yellow, the other is spicy, crunchy and green. See how they complement each other perfectly in everything from texture and flavour to appearance. It is no surprise then that this Corn and Capsicum Tikki turns out to be such a ....
Paneer Tikki
Recipe# 166
26 Mar 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Fresh paneer together with chopped coriander and green chillies, rolled in flour and shallow- fried to perfection – ah, no wonder the paneer tikki is such a popular snack! this version is made even more irresistible with a rich dry fruit stuffing that complements the soft paneer very well.
Makhmali Paneer Tikka ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipe)
Recipe# 32713
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Literally, makhmali means smooth and velvety. So true to its name, this paneer-based tikka has a smooth, melt-in-your-mouth feel, due to being soaked in rich ingredients like curd, cheese and cashew paste. Despite the dominance of creamy ingredients, the Makhmali Paneer Tikka also has its share of e ....
Potato and Green Pea Tikkis
Recipe# 39244
03 Sep 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Soft inside, crisp outside, and irresistibly tasty, you will love this version of potato and green pea tikkis. Apart from the common add-ons like cumin seeds, coriander and green chillies, this recipe uses nigella seeds to perk up the flavour and aroma to tongue-tingling levels!
Tandoori Paneer Tikka ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipe)
Recipe# 32711
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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We present authentic Tandoori Paneer Tikka in all its glory, albeit grilled conveniently in an oven rather than in a tandoor. Succulent paneer pieces, marinated in a pungent mix of masala powders, ginger, garlic, curd and most importantly kasuri methi, gets an irresistible aroma and a nice blend of ....
Mint and Masoor Tikki ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)
Recipe# 32763
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Whole masoor has been combined with bread crumbs and paneer and flavoured with loads of mint. A minty fresh delight!
Rava Green Peas Tikki
Recipe# 33065
06 May 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The use of cooked semolina as the base instead of potatoes brings about an exciting twist to the tikki tale. Once cooked, the semolina dough is used just like mashed potatoes. It is packed with an exciting green peas stuffing and deep-fried till crisp. Since rava itself is known to impart an exc ....
Spicy Buttered Potatoes and Capsicum
Recipe# 32754
20 Mar 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Whether you decide to have this as a snack or as a starter, be assured it will do its job well! Spicy Buttered Potatoes and Capsicum is a dish that is guaranteed to pamper your taste buds with its buttery taste and mélange of textures, perked up with a touch of spices and herbs. Sweet potatoes g ....
Corn and Rice Tikki Satay
Recipe# 39583
20 Sep 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Nothing can beat the visual and aromatic appeal of this delicious satay made of colourful pineapples and irresistible tikkis made of corn and rice. While the rice helps bond the juicy corn kernels, mint and chaat masala impart a sharp and inviting aroma and flavour to the tikkis, which are cooked on ....
Aloo Tikki ( Kebabs and Tikkis)
Recipe# 32745
09 Mar 18

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by Tarla Dalal
One of the most popular street foods, aloo tikki is an evergreen one too, loved by several generations of indians. Hot and crisp aloo tikkis are to be relished right off the tava, to warm your body and soul even on a cold, rainy day! here is how you can make wonderful aloo tikki in your own kitchen, ....
Arbi Tuk, Arbi Tikki
Recipe# 41346
02 Jan 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This crispy and tasty snack is made by coating boiled colacassia with a spicy besan mixture and then cooking it with oil till golden brown. It is crisp outside and soft inside, as is the nature of arbi. The arbi is flattened before coating it with the besan so that it will cook uniformly on both ....
Aloo Methi Tikki ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes)
Recipe# 32728
16 May 14

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 by Tarla Dalal
Aloo and methi are made for each other! Whether as a subzi or a tikki, the twosome is sure to win the hearts of all diners, young and old. In this particular Aloo Methi Tikki, the presence of methi is strongly felt as it is used in both fresh and dried forms. The tikki is further enhanced with commo ....
Masoor Tikki with Curd Dip
Recipe# 39893
14 Mar 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A mouth-watering tikki made with masoor dal, low-fat paneer and typical Indian ingredients like onion, coriander and green chillies, which not only impart a tongue-tingling flavour but also lots of nutrients, calcium and fibre. The Masoor Tikki with Curd Dip is especially valuable on the health fron ....
Pahadi Paneer Tikka ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipe)
Recipe# 32712
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Think of the mountains, and you are immediately reminded of fresh scents, green sights and a crisp chill in the air. What would you like to eat in such a situation? Well, the Pahadi Paneer Tikka has it all. It features crisp and juicy veggies along with soft and luscious paneer, all of which have im ....
Paneer Peas Tikki
Recipe# 32947
11 Jan 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This delectable paneer and peas combo is a great alternative to the typical aloo tikki! serve it with phudina chutney for an added flavourful touch. Make the paneer mixture fresh as keeping it for a long time before cooking will make it soggy.
Paneer, Mushroom and Capsicum Satay ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipe)
Recipe# 32740
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A vegetarian satay of paneer, mushrooms and capsicums marinated in yummy peanut sauce.
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