Recipe: Chickpea Tikki


Chickpea Tikki is a good snacking option for vegetarians

Ingredients: ( For one serving )

Boiled Chickpea: 30gm

Poha  powder: 10gm

Minced Garlic: 1 gloves

Oil: 10ml (2 teaspoon)

Cumin seeds: 1 pinch

Black pepper: 1 pinch

Lemon juice: 5ml (1 teaspoon)

Salt to taste

Mix herbs for taste

Water: 20-25 ml or the required amount 

Steps :

  1. Start with cooking chickpeas in a pan with 1 teaspoon oil, cumin and garlic. Saute all the ingredients for 1-2 min.
  2. Allow all the ingredients to cool down.
  3. Next, blend the ingredients in a blender for 1-2 min. Scrape side and bottom of the blender, add 1-2 teaspoons of water and process 1-2 min again until thick and smooth paste.
  4. In a bowl, place the paste and add lemon juice, salt, black pepper and mix well.  
  5. Now add poha powder slowly for binding.
  6. Make a ball, flatten each ball and shape it to a patty or just like Aloo tikki or according to your choice.
  7. Take a non-stick pan on medium flame, spread  the pan with oil (1/2 teaspoon of oil), assemble the tikki in a pan and cook it well. When the base is crispy and golden, gently flip each tikki with a spatula. 
  8. Cook well, then serve it with mint or coriander chutney. 

Nutritional Insights:

Calories: 210 Cal

Carbohydrate: 21.6 gm

Protein: 7 gm

Fat: 10 gm


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