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

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Main Ingredients : Chickpeas (kabuli chana) (काबुली चना), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Delhi

Course : Snack

Chana Tikki

The city of Delhi, being a conglomerate of different cultures, can serve people with Bengali preparations, north Indian sweets or the Punjabi delicacies with equal panache.
Half of the Delhi population consists of Punjabis, owing to the vicinity of Punjab and having Pakistani immigrants. Thus the abundance of Punjabi food, which is a mixture of vegetarian and non-vegetarian preparations, is easily available here!  For gourmets, Delhi is synonymous with Mughlai cuisine, Frontier cuisines and tandoori chicken.  
Delhi is famous for its many popular roadside eateries which serve a wide variety of delicacies from paranthas, chaat to kebabs and a number of mithais. 

For more recipes related to Chana Tikki checkout Falafel , Chole Canapes , Baked Falafel , Chickpea And Potato Burger . You can also find more Snack recipes like Kolhapuri Missal Pav, Kachche Kele aur Sabudane ke Cutlets, Khaja, Oats with dried fruits. Or try out these recipes from Delhi Cuisine like Dilli Aloo Tikki Chaat, Hariyali Tikki, Cheesey Bread Pakora, Tandoori Murg Chaat.

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Prep Time : 5-6 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Chana Tikki

  • Chickpeas (kabuli chana) soaked and boiled 1 cup

  • Oil 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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