How to make Palak Tikki -

Spinach and potato mixture shaped into tikkis, shallow fried and served on toasted bread.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Spinach (पालक), Brown bread slices (ब्राउन ब्रेड स्लाइस)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Palak Tikki

Palak Tikki Recipe Card


Hindi: palak
Treasure house of vitamins and minerals, spinach must be included in the week's menu. The usage can be varied: chopped spinach leaves cooked with potatoes is a semi-wet vegetable with rotis, a few spinach leaves thrown in with mixed vegetables and turned into a soup is lovely on a cold winter night, chopped and blanched spinach makes a different sort of raita, spinach puree can be used in cutlets or kababs, the list goes on.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Palak Tikki Recipe

  • Spinach blanched 20-30

  • Brown bread slices 6

  • Medium potato boiled and peeled 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespo to grease

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves A few

  • Tomato ketchup as required

  • Cheese slices cut into small squares 2-3

  • Red cherry tomatoes halved 2-3


Step 1

Put the spinach in a chopper jar and chop. Transfer them into a mixing bowl.

Step 2

Tear 3 brown bread slices and put them into a clear chopper jar and crumble them.

Step 3

Grate the potato into the bowl with spinach. Add salt, cumin powder and breadcrumbs and mix them well with your hand.

Step 4

Heat 2 tablespoons oil on one side of a non-stick pan. Grease your palms with a little oil. Take small portions of the mixture and shape them into tikkis and keep them on the chopping board.

Step 5

Cut small roundels from the remaining brown bread slices with a small cookie cutter

Step 6

When the oil is well heated, keep the tikkis in it and shallow-fry on medium heat, turning sides till light golden. Keep the bread roundels on the other side and toast, turning sides, till crisp.

Step 7

Cut some lettuce leaves into small squares.

Step 8

Keep the bread roundels on the table top, put some tomato ketchup in the centre of each roundel, keep 1 piece of lettuce over each, keep 1 tikki over each and top with a cheese square. Pass a toothpick through each cherry tomato half and prick them over each bread-palak tikki.

Step 9

Arrange them on a serving platter and serve them immediately.

Step 10

Cut cheese into small squares and place a square on each tikki. Place a tomato piece on top and pierce a toothpick through all the layers.

Step 11

Arrange the tikkis on a serving plate and serve.

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