How to make Chana Tikki - A low calorie healthy chana tikki

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Main Ingredients : Chickpeas, Bread Crumbs (ब्रेड क्रम)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Chana Tikki

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Prep Time : 5-6 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chana Tikki Recipe

  • Chickpeas soaked and boiled 1 cup

  • Bread Crumbs 2 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Small onions finely chopped 1

  • Garlic crushed 2 cloves

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Bread crumbs 1/2 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/4 cup

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add cumin seeds, onion and garlic. Sauté for five minutes. Add chillies and turmeric powder. Mix well and cook for two minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Step 2

Grind it coarsely with chickpeas and salt. Transfer into a bowl and add bread crumbs and coriander leaves. Mix well and knead into a soft dough.

Step 3

Divide into equal portions and shape into patties. Coat with refined flour and refrigerate for four hours. Heat the Grill Pan, brush it with a little oil.

Step 4

Place the patties in it and cook, turning sides, till fully done and golden brown on both sides. Serve hot with warm pita bread.

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