How to make Zucchini Tikki -

Green and yellow zucchini add colour and flavour to these tikkis.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Green zucchini (हरी ज़ुकीनी), Yellow Zucchini (पीली ज़ुकीनी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Zucchini Tikki

Zucchini 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Zucchini Tikki Recipe

  • Green zucchini grated 1 medium

  • Yellow Zucchini grated 1 medium

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and grated 2 medium

  • Oil 1 tablespo

  • Garlic cloves chopped 7-8

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1/4 teaspo

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Breadcrumbs ½ cup


Step 1

Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté for ten to fifteen seconds.

Step 2

Add green and yellow zucchini, mix well and sauté for two minutes.

Step 3

Add salt, mix well and sauté on high heat till the vegetables are done.

Step 4

Place mashed potatoes in a mixing bowl, add the sautéed vegetables and mix well.

Step 5

Add red chilli powder, cumin powder, one-fourth teaspoon chaat masala, garam masala powder, coriander leaves and half cup breadcrumbs and mix well.

Step 6

Divide the mixture into eight equal portions and shape them into tikkis. Coat the tikkis with breadcrumbs and dust off excess.

Step 7

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, place the tikkis in it and shallow-fry, turning sides, till evenly done on both sides.

Step 8

Sprinkle chaat masala on top and serve hot.

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