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Oats tikki with moong dal

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Serves 10


1/2 cup + 1/4 cup - quick cooking oats

1/3 cup - yellow moong dal

1 Onion

1 Carrot

1/4 tsp - Garam Masala

1/4 tsp - Red Chilli powder 3-4 tbsp oil

2-3 tbsp - Milk

Salt to taste


  1. Dry roast the 1/2 cup of oats in a pan for 5 minutes, without getting it burnt.
  2. When it is cool make into a fine powder.
  3. Cook the yellow moong dal till it becomes soft. No need to pressure cook it.
  4. Drain the excess water and allow this to cool.
  5. Grind the moong dal coarsely without adding any water.
  6. Put this into a wide bowl and add the oats powder, finely chopped onion, grated carrot, coriander leaves, red chilli powder, garam masala and salt.
  7. Combine this nicely and make it into small tikkis.
  8. Dip this in milk and roll in the dry oats (1/4 cup which is mentioned in the ingredient list). Coarsely grind this before using.
  9. Place this on a tawa and cook it by adding little oil on both sides till it becomes golden brown.
  10. If you wish to deep fry also can do it.
  11. Serve it hot with green chutney.
  12. Recipe courtesy: Jeyashri's Kitchen
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