How to make Easy-Peasy Tikki -

Broken wheat and green peas tikki.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Fun Food For Fussy Kids.

Main Ingredients : Broken Wheat, Green Peas (हरे मटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters


Easy-Peasy Tikki

Easy-Peasy Tikki Recipe Card

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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.    

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Easy-Peasy Tikki Recipe

  • Broken Wheat 1/2 cup

  • Green Peas 1 cup

  • Green chilli chopped 1

  • Chaat masala 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/2 cup

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped 6 cloves

  • Salt to taste

  • Cornflour/ corn starch for dusting

  • Oil for deep-frying

Method

Step 1

Soak the broken wheat in one cup of hot water for half an hour. Drain and put it in a mixer jar. Add the green peas, green chilli, chaat masala, fresh coriander, lemon juice, garlic and salt and grind together.

Step 2

Transfer the mixture into a bowl. Divide the mixture into sixteen equal portions and shape them into tikkis. Roll them in cornflour. Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick kadai and deep fry the tikkis till light brown. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot.

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