How to make Masoor Aur Pudine Ki Tikki -

Masoor and mint leaves combine well to make these lip smacking tikkis.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Red Lentils (मसूर), Fresh Mint Leaves (ताज़े पुदीने के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Masoor Aur Pudine Ki Tikki

Masoor Aur Pudine Ki Tikki Recipe Card


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 : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Masoor Aur Pudine Ki Tikki Recipe

  • Red Lentils Soaked overnight and boiled with salt and drained 2 cups

  • Fresh Mint Leaves boiled peeled and mashed 2 medium

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies finely chopped 3

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Amchur powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh mint leaves paste 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts chopped 15-20

  • Raisins 3 tablespoons

  • Oil to taste

  • Lemon slices for garnish

  • Fresh mint leaves a few for


Step 1

Mix together masoor, potato, ginger, green chillies, red chilli powder, coriander powder, amchur, mint paste, salt and maida in a bowl.

Step 2

Place cashewnuts and raisins in a grill pan, pour some oil over it and sauté till golden. Transfer into a bowl and keep aside for some time.

Step 3

Divide the masoor mixture into equal portions. Shape each portion into a katori, stuff with cashewnut-raisin mixture, gather the edges, seal and shape into a tikki.

Step 4

Place in the grill pan, a few at a time, and cook, flipping sides till golden.

Step 5

Arrange a lemon slice and few mint leaves on a serving plate.

Step 6

Transfer tikkis onto the plate 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.