How to make Dil Se Dil Tak -

Make this delicious heart shaped snack and your loved ones will love you more for it.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Beetroots (चुकन्दर), Orange juice (ऑरेन्ज जूस / संतरे का रस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Dil Se Dil Tak

Dil Se Dil Tak Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dil Se Dil Tak Recipe

  • Beetroots boiled, peeled and grated 3 medium

  • Orange juice 3-4 tablespoons

  • Orange segments as required

  • Sour cream as required

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon + for shallow frying

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Dried pomegranate seeds (anardana) crushed ½ teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder ½ teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder a pinch

  • Avocado 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon ½

  • Salted cookies heart shaped as required

  • Tabasco sauce few drops

  • Fresh pomegranate pearls as required

  • Fresh parsley sprig for garnishing

  • Red radish sliced for garnishing


Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon ghee in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, dried pomegranate seeds, green chillies and sauté for 30 seconds. Add beetroot, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 2

Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and mix. Add some water, mix and cook till it dries.

Step 3

Halve avocado, remove seed, scoop out its flesh and put into a bowl.

Step 4

Add salt to beetroot mixture, mix and cook for a minute. Transfer into another bowl and cool.

Step 5

Mash the avocado flesh, add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 6

Add 1 tablespoon avocado mixture to beetroot mixture and mix well.

Step 7

Heat some ghee in a non-stick tawa.

Step 8

Line the worktop with a butter paper, place a heart shape mould on it and put beetroot-avocado mixture in it upto ¼ full to make heart shaped tikkis.

Step 9

Gently dislodge the heart shaped tikkis, place them on the tawa and shallow-fry, gently turning sides, till golden and slightly crisp on both sides.Drain and keep themon the worktop.

Step 10

Put spoonfuls of sour cream on a serving platter and place the heart shaped cookies on top of them. Place heart shaped tikkis on top of the cookies.

Step 11

Add tobacco to orange juice and mix well. Fill the mixture in a plastic pipette and insert it in the tikki kept in the centre.

Step 12

Put pomegranate pearls and orange segments on the sides. Garnish with a parsley sprig and radish slices.

Step 13

Serve immediately.

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