Matar Paneer ki Tikki

Matar paneer cutlets or Green peas and cottage cheese Patties is delicious crispy appetiser or tea time snack. If you are making it for large crowd, make the rolls in advance say a day before and refrigerate and bake or grill them an hour before you are serving. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Matar Paneer ki Tikki
Main Ingredients Green peas (boiled and crushed), Cottage cheese
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Matar Paneer ki Tikki

  • ½ cup Green peas (boiled and crushed)
  • 1 cup Cottage cheese grated
  • 1½ tablespoons ghee
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1½ teaspoons ginger finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon green chilli finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon asafoetida
  • ½ tablespoon roasted cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon yellow chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon fried cashewnuts
  • 1 tablespoon fried raisins
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon mace-cardamom powder
  • 3 teaspoon for dusting cornflour/arrowroot
  • for shallow frying Oil
  • for garnish A few fresh mint leaves
  • for garnish A few fresh coriander leaves


  1. Heat ghee in a non-stick kadai. Add cumin seeds, ginger and green chilli and sauté well.
  2. Add asafoetida, mix well and sauté. Add green peas, mix well and add roasted cumin powder, yellow chilli powder and salt. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  3. Add cashewnuts and raisins, mix well and add 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander. Mix well and transfer in a bowl. Set aside.
  4. Combine cottage cheese, salt, mace-cardamom powder, 1 tsp chopped fresh coriander and 3 tsps cornflour/arrowroot in a bowl and mix well.
  5. Divide cottage cheese mixture into 8 equal portions and stuff each portion with generous amount of green peas mixture and shape into tikkis.
  6. Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
  7. Dust tikkis with cornflour/arrowroot, place in the pan and shallow-fry till evenly golden from both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  8. Place tikkis on a serving plate. Top with saeb ki chutney, garnish with mint leaves and coriander leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1049
Carbohydrates 25.9
Protein 32.8
Fat 90.3
Other Fiber Calcium- 939.7mg