How to make Lobia Tikki -

Masaledaar tikkis made of black eyed beans.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Black eyed beans (ब्लैक-आईड बीन्स ), Bread slices (ब्रेड स्लाइस)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Lobia Tikki

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Lobia Tikki Recipe

  • Black eyed beans soaked and boiled 1 cup

  • Bread slices cut into small cubes 4-5

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2-3

  • Ghee 3 teaspoon

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) 1/2 teaspoons

  • White pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch pieces

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Cashewnuts 10-12

  • Charoli/chironji 1 tablespoon

  • Onion cut into thin strips 1 medium

  • Lemon cut into round slices 1


Step 1

Finely chop ginger and green chillies.

Step 2

Heat 1 tsp ghee in a non stick pan, add ginger and green chillies and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add caraway seeds and sauté. Add lobia and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add white pepper powder, salt and turn off the heat.

Step 4

Trim the sides of the bread slices and then cut into small cubes. Soak them in water, squeeze and discard and keep them in a bowl.

Step 5

Add lobia and mix well. Add garam masala powder, mint leaves and mix well.

Step 6

Heat remaining ghee in a pan, add cashewnuts, chironji and sauté. Drain, cool and chop. Add it to the lobia mixture and mix well.Heat sufficient ghee in a non stick pan.

Step 7

Apply ghee on your palms, divide lobia mixture into equal portions, shape them into tikkis, place them in the pan, a few at a time, and shallow fry on both the sides till golden brown.

Step 8

Separate the onion rings and soak them in chilled water.

Step 9

Transfer the tikkis onto a serving plate, garnish with onion rings and lemon slices and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.