Green Moong Beetroot Tikki

Packed with nutrients, these red tikkis are a delight to prepare and serve This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Green Moong Beetroot Tikki

Main Ingredients Sprouted green gram (moong), Fresh moong greens
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Green Moong Beetroot Tikki

  • 3 tablespoons Sprouted green gram (moong)
  • as required Fresh moong greens
  • 1 Large beetroot boiled, peeled and grated
  • 1 Medium potato boiled, peeled and grated
  • 2 tablespoons Onion chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • a pinch Red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tabl for dusting Cornflour
  • for shallow frying Oil
  • to serve Sweet chilli sauce
  • to serve Green chutney


  1. Take beetroot in a large bowl, add sprouted green gram, potato, onion, salt, chaat masala, red chilli powder, lemon juice and cornflour and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into equal lemon sized potions and shape them into tikkis. Keep the tikkis on a plate and dust a little cornflour on them.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan, and shallow-fry the tikkis, turning sides, till evenly light golden and crisp on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Transfer the tikkis on a serving plate, place a portion of the fresh green moong greens on one side and serve hot with sweet chilli sauce and green chutney.