Green Peas Coconut Tikki Recipe - Potato dumplings stuffed with green pea and freshly grated coconut stuffing.

This recipe is from the book Any Time Temptations.

Main Ingredients : Shelled green peas, Scraped coconut

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Snack

Green Peas Coconut Tikki

Green Peas Coconut Tikki Recipe - How to make Green Peas Coconut Tikki


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Shelled green peas boiled and mashed 1 cup

  • Scraped coconut 1/2 cup

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 4 large

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies finely chopped 3

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1/2 cup

  • Coriander and mint chutney as required


Step 1

Add salt to the mashed potatoes and knead till smooth. Set aside. Heat two tablespoons oil in a non stick pan, add cumin seeds, asafoetida, ginger, green chillies and green peas and a little salt. Sauté for two to three minutes.

Step 2

Add a little lemon juice and spread on a plate to cool. Add coriander leaves and coconut and mix. Take a portion of mashed potatoes in damp palms, make a dent in the center, fill it with coconut and peas mixture and close in the edges to enclose the stuffing.

Step 3

Press gently and roll the edges to smoothen the sides. Keep it in the refrigerator for five to seven minutes. Heat a little oil on a non stick tawa and shallow fry the tikkis on low heat until they turn light brown or till they become crisp.

Step 4

Serve the tikkis hot with coriander and mint chutney.

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