Palak Chole Tikki

This hara kabab has chickpeas adding both volume and taste This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Palak Chole Tikki

Main Ingredients Spinach leaves (palak) , Chickpeas (chole)
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 8-10 hour
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Palak Chole Tikki

  • 1 medium b Spinach leaves (palak) blanched, drained and chopped
  • 1 cup Chickpeas (chole) soaked overnight and boiled
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 4-5 Garlic cloves
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Garam masala powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Chaat masala
  • 1 cup Breadcrumbs
  • for shallo greasing Oil
  • 100 grams Processed cheese


  1. Squeeze out excess water from chopped spinach and place in a grinder jar. Add broken green chillies and garlic cloves and grind. Add chickpeas and grind again.
  2. Add salt, garam masala powder and chaat masala and grind into a coarse mixture. Transfer into a bowl and refrigerate for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Cut processed cheese into small cubes.
  4. Heat some oil in a non-stick pan.
  5. Add breadcrumbs to the spinach mixture and mix well.
  6. Grease your palms with oil and divide the spinach mixture into equal portions and shape them into balls. Stuff each ball with a cheese cube and shape into tikkis.
  7. Place tikkis in the pan and shallow-fry, turning sides, till evenly golden on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  8. Serve hot with sweet red chilli sauce.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1268
Carbohydrates 112.3
Protein 56.9
Fat 65.4
Other Fiber 24.1