Suran Tikki

Deep fried yam croquettes with a crunch of nuts and seeds. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Yam, Cashewnuts
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Suran Tikki

  • 500 grams Yam boiled and mashed
  • 12-15 Cashewnuts chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Sunflower seeds (charoli/chironji)
  • 1/4 cup Coconut scraped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder freshly ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon Jaggery (gur) grated
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 cup Arrowroot
  • to shallow fry Oil


  1. Combine mashed yam, cashewnut, charoli, scraped coconut, cumin powder coriander powder, jaggery and salt in a bowl.
  2. Knead till all ingredients blend well. Add chopped coriander leaves and mix. Rest for ten minutes.
  3. Divide this mixture into twelve equal portions. Grease your palms, take one portion of yam mixture and roll into a ball.
  4. Flatten it slightly to make a tikki. Do the same with the remaining mixture. Roll the tikkis in arrowroot and keep aside.
  5. Heat non-stick pan. Place tikkis on it and dribble a little oil all around. Shallow-fry till both the sides are equally golden brown and crisp.
  6. Drain onto an absorbent paper. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1713
Carbohydrates 256.3
Protein 16.3
Fat 68.9
Other Fiber 28.7gm