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Cauliflower tikki Recipe

Cauliflower tikki is a popular Indian Starter
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On :
Thursday, 12 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 Cauliflower (approx 300 g), separate florets
  • 1 potato, big (100g, approx)
  • 2 tbsp - Channa dal, soaked in water for 1/2hr
  • 1 big onion, chopped fine
  • 1/4 tsp - Aamchur
  • 4 green chilli, chopped fine
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/8 tsp - Haldi
  • 1 tsp - Ginger Garlic paste
  • salt
  • 1/2 tbsp - chopped, coriander
  • 1 tsp - chopped, pudina
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • How to Make Cauliflower tikki:

    1. Boil cauliflower along with channa dal with very little amount of water and salt, till the florets are just soft.
    2. Drain water if any, separate cauliflower from channa dal.
    3. Mash channa dal till soft and make coarse powder of channa dal in mixer. Keep aside.
    4. Peel and grate the potato finely (grate just before using).
    5. Heat 2 tsp of oil, add chopped onion and green chilli fry for 2min.
    6. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell disappears.
    7. Add grated potatoes (sprinkle few drops of water if necessary) let it cook with lid for 2 to 3 min
    8. Now add cauliflower mash, mix well, add red chilli powder, haldi, salt, garam masala and chopped coriander and mint leaves.
    9. Mix and cook till the curry becomes a bit dry.
    10. Remove from fire and add channa dal powder and mix thoroughly with hand.
    11. Make small round tikkis, dip them in thin corn flour batter.
    12. Shallow fry on a flat tawa till golden brown on both sides.


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