How to make Moong Dal Tikki - SK Khazana -

These tikkis have a delightful crunch of moong dal and can be enjoyed with cups of hot tea

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Moong dal (मूंग दाल),

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Moong Dal Tikki - SK Khazana

Moong Dal Tikki - SK Khazana 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 : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Moong Dal Tikki - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Moong dal 1 1/4 cups

  • Cabbage small, finely chopped 1/4

  • Capsicum medium, finely chopped 1/2

  • Green chillies chopped 1-2

  • Coriander leaves freshly chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Dried mango powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh breadcrumbs 1 1/4 cups

  • Oil for deep frying

  • Tomato ketchup to serve


Step 1

Take moong dal in a large bowl and wash it a few times with sufficient water. Soak it in water for 3-4 hours.

Step 2

Drain and coarsely grind ½ the moong dal and let the rest remain whole. Transfer both in another large bowl.

Step 3

Add cabbage, capsicum, green chillies,coriander leaves, dried mango powder, lemon juice, salt, red chilli powder and garam masala powder and mix well. Add fresh breadcrumbs and mix well.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 5

Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into tikkis.

Step 6

Slide in the tikkis into hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Arrange them on a serving platter and serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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