Bharwaan Tikki

Spicy combo of corns, potatoes, spinach and peas blended in a tikki. Perfect snack for the winter season.  So, grab a cup of ginger tea and go on snacking coz its worth eating.

bharwaan-tikki

Cooking Time       : 20 Mins

Preparation time: 40 Mins

Serves                     : 4

Ingredients

  • Spinach (blanched 7 chopped)
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • Potatoes (boiled & mashed) 3 -large
  • Onion  (chopped) 1 large
  • Oil  for deep frying 3 tbsp
  • Green peas (boiled and mashed) 1 cup
  • Green chillies (chopped)
  • Ginger (chopped) 1 inch
  • Fresh coriander leaves (chopped) 2 tbsp
  • Saunf  (powdered)  2 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
  • Corn flour 4 tablespoons
  • Cheese grated 1/2 cup
  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon
  • Corn kernels boiled 1/2 cup
  • Salt

Method

  • In a pan, heat some oil. Combine cumin seeds and add onions in the pan. Sauté the onions till they are transparent.
  • Take another pan. Heat some oil in it. Combine chopped ginger and sauté for few seconds.
  • Add mashed potatoes, pepper powder, salt and saunf to the first pan and stir the ingredients for a minute. Remove the pan from heat. Empty the mixture in a bowl.
  • Now, combine mashed peas, green chillies and stir the ingredients for a minute. Combine chopped spinach and sauté. Make sure the colour of spinach doesn’t get changed. Sprinkle some salt and cornstarch and mix. Empty the mixture in a bowl. Add mashed potatoes and coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Make equal portions of the potato mixture and shape it into small balls. Flatten the potato balls and brush a little amount of oil on them.
  • Likewise, make equal portions of balls out of the spinach- pea mixture. Now use a cutter and cut the spinach tikki in doughnut shape. Lay the doughnut shaped tikki on top of the potato tikki.
  • Combine corn kernels, cheese, salt and red chilli powder. Put in a little mixture of corn in the centre of spinach-pea tikki and press the tikki slightly.
  • Heat a generous amount of oil in a pan. Gently place the tikkis in the oil. Fry till the potatoes are golden and crisp.
  • Serve with sauce.

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