Horsegram Tikki Recipe

 Horsegram Tikki Recipe is a healthy twist to the famous Aloo Tikki or Cutlet with the addition on horse gram. Serve it with Green Chutney and you will make it again and again.


We have all known about Aloo Tikki, a popular Delhi road food snacks. There are a few varieties of the aloo tikki - Peas Tikki, Spinach Tikki, Vegetable Tikki. The formula is a combination tikki formula of aloo and horsegram. Horsegram tikkis are solid choice to the ordinary aloo tikki and it makes for an ideal night snacks, after school snacks for youngsters or any time food to fulfill you food cravings 

Did you know : Horsegram contains the most elevated protein substance of any lentil on the planet. This grain is taken care of to horse to keep them vivacious and look after weight, henceforth the namesake. Horsegram is additionally wealthy in iron and calcium among different supplements. It is a poor man's food as it gives a great deal of energy to a little portion consumed. 

Serve Horsegram Tikki with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney or Imli Chutney for a brilliant evening nibble alongside some Ginger Cardamom Chai.


Ingredients

    For the tikki
  • 3/4 cup Horse Gram Dal (Kollu/ Kulith)
  • Potato (Aloo) , boiled and mashed
  • Onion , chopped
  • Tomato , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger , paste
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • For the masala Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • Dry Red Chillies
  • Black Salt (Kala Namak) , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
  • 5 tablespoons Gram flour (besan) , for coating before frying
  • Sunflower Oil , to shallow fry
  • Instructions to make Horsegram Tikki Recipe 
    1. To make the Horsegram Tikki, first perfect and wash the Horse gram. Doused the washed Horse gram for one hour and pressing factor cook for upto 6 whistles with 1 and half cups of water. 
    2. Open the cooker cover and strain the Horse gram water. Cool the horsegram and grind with next to no or no water alongside dry mango powder and cloves of garlic into fine glue. 
    3. To make the masala powder, dry dish red chillies, coriander seeds and cumin seeds until the fragrance floats noticeable all around. turn off the fire, and cool. When the dry flavors are cool, add to a blender and make into a dry powder. 
    4. Place a heavy bottomed pan on medium heat and add some oil. Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and stir fry until the cumin browns. Now add chopped onion and saute until the onions are brown.
    5. Add the ginger paste  and saute until the crude smell of ginger disappears. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn soft. 
    6. Now include the ground masala powder and saute until the powder mixes /combines  well with the onions and tomatoes. 
    7. Next include the Horse gram paste and potato mash, blend everything great and keep the skillet shut for 3-4 minutes. Season with dark salt and amchur powder. 
    8. Mix everything well and keep the lid closed for another 2 minutes and turn off the flame. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice. 
    9. Once the horse gram and potato mixture is cool, take a handful of the mixture and shape it in the form of a tikki. Place this tikki on a plate of gram flour or besan and keep aside in an alternate plate. Plan tikkis with the remainder of the blend and keep aside 
    10. In shallow pan, add some cooking oil and place the tikkis one by one and fry the tikkies for 2 minutes on each sides or until the surface browns up. Take it off the pan and place on a kitchen paper towel for oil to drain. 
    11. Serve Horsegram Tikki with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney or Imli Chutney for a superb evening Snacks alongside some Ginger Cardamom Chai.

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