Suran Chana Dal Tikkis
by Tarla Dalal
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Scrumptious to the core, these mouth-watering Suran Chana Dal Tikkis feature flavourful yam bound together by an aromatic powder of freshly roasted chana dal.
This winning team gets a further boost by the addition of spice powders, herbs and flavour-givers like onions, ginger and garlic in suran chana dal tikki .
Serve these yam chana dal tikkis immediately because they are super-crispy, and this great texture will be lost as the tikkis cool.
Green chutney is a perfect accompaniment to suran chana dal tikki.
You can serve scrumptious deep-fried delights like these tikkis for High Tea Party, Kitty Party and Birthday Party.
Enjoy suran chana dal tikki with detailed step by step photos and video below.
- Heat a broad non-stick pan, add the chana dal and dry roast on a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes.
- Cool slightly and blend it in a mixer to a fine powder and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in the same non-stick pan add the onions, ginger paste, garlic paste and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 3 minutes.
- Add the yam, ½ cup of water, mix well and cover it with a lid and cook on a slow flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Transfer the mixture in a deep bowl and mash it well using a potato masher.
- Add the prepared chana dal powder, mint leaves, chaat masala, garam masala and salt and mix well.
- Divide the suran chana dal tikkis mixture into 6 equal portions and shape each portion into a flat round tikki.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, and deep-fry the suran chana dal tikkis on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
- Serve the suran chana dal tikkis immediately with green chutney.
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Suran Chana Dal Tikkis recipe with step by step photos
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What are Tikkis? Think starter, and tikki is one of the first options that comes to anybody’s mind! Loved by people of all age groups, tikkis are small, round or oval-shaped snacks, measuring around two or three inches in diameter. Basically, you make a dough of boiled potatoes, sprouts, dals, veggies, herbs and spices in whatever combination you like, shape them into balls, flatten them between your palms and cook them.
You can deep-fry or shallow-fry the tikkis. Each of these methods gives you a different texture. Try the Corn and Capsicum Tikki, a deep-fried delight that combines spicy capsicum with juicy corn. Paneer Tikki is one of the most popular examples of shallow-fried tikkis. This method of frying the tikkis in broad shallow pans with lesser amount of oil is especially suitable for soft and fragile tikkis as it is easier to flip over the tikkis and cook them on both sides.
You could also make healthy versions of tikkis by using oats or nachni flour to bind the ingredients in place of mashed potato. You can also hide a lot of healthy ingredients into the tikkis, ensuring that your kids enjoy consuming these and do not throw tantrums. Check out the tasty Cheese and Broccoli Tikki, which makes kids super happy to finish off their broccoli! You can tava-cook or bake the healthy tikkis instead of frying them, to retain the nutritional advantage.
However much you may master the art of making tikkis, there are some tikkis that are best had on the streets, from roadside vendors! Yes, we are talking about the ever-famous Aloo Tikki, one of the most popular street foods of North India, 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! It is ideal to serve at parties, as it appeals to almost everyone and tastes best when accompanied by the cheerful banter of friends.
For preparing the mixture for suran chana dal tikki, heat a broad non-stick pan, add the chana dal.
Dry roast on a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes or till they are light brown and aromatic.
Remove from the flame, cool slightly and transfer to a mixer jar.
Blend it in a mixer to a fine powder and keep aside.
For preparing the mixture for suran chana dal tikki, heat the oil in the same non-stick pan. You can even make use of ghee or butter to make the suran chana dal cutlet more flavourful.
Add the onions.
Add the ginger paste and garlic paste. Refer this recipe and learn how to make
Add the green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 3 minutes. The quantity can be adjusted as per the heat you can handle.
Add the yam. If you are lazy to chop the suran finely, then slice it or chop in cubes and boil it in a pan or a pressure cooker before adding.
Add ½ cup of water.
Mix well and cover it with a lid and cook on a low flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Ensure the suran does not stick to the bottom of the pan.
Once cooked, transfer the mixture in a deep bowl.
Mash it well using a potato masher. This will help in shaping the suran chana dal tikki easily.
Add the prepared chana dal powder. It helps in binding together all the ingredients well.
Add the mint leaves. Also, you can toss in some coriander leaves.
Add the chaat masala. I make use of homemade spice blends. You can also make homemade chaat masala by following this recipe of
Add the garam masala and salt.
Mix well and our suran chana dal tikki mixture is ready!
For cooking the suran chana dal tikki, divide the mixture into 6 equal portions.
Shape each portion into a flat round tikki. You can shape into any desired form.
Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and carefully slide the suran chana dal tikki and fly on the bottom side without stirring.
Flip and deep-fry the Yam Chana Dal Tikkis on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
Drain Yam Chana Dal Tikkis on absorbent paper and keep aside.
Serve the suran chana dal tikki immediately with green chutney.
Nutrient values per tikki
|Vitamin A||109.7 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.5 mg|
|Vitamin C||1.7 mg|
|Folic Acid||22.3 mcg|
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