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Tawa Dahi Kebabs

Tawa Dahi Kebabs is a popular Indian Snack
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Shallow fry
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Serves 4


For the rice:

Oil - 2 tsp

Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves - 1 sprig

Chopped Ginger - 1/2 tsp

Chopped Green chillies - 1/2 tsp

Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp

Yoghurt - 200 ml

Salt - 1 tsp

Rice, boiled and cooled - 100 gms

Coriander leaves, chopped - 2 sprigs

For the Tikkis:

Chenna, mashed - 400 gms

Chopped Ginger - 2 tsp

Chopped Green chilli - 1.5 tsp

Salt - 1 tsp

Cumin powder - 1 tsp

Chaat masala - 1 tsp

Chopped Coriander leaves - 1 tsp

Chana dal, roasted and powdered - 20 gms

Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp

Oil - 50 ml


  1. To make the rice, heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
  2. When they start to crackle add curry leaves, ginger, green chillies and urad dal.
  3. Add this tempering to the yoghurt and mix well. Season.
  4. Add rice and chopped coriander leaves and refrigerate until cool.
  5. To make the tikkis, mix chenna with the ginger, green chilli, salt, cumin powder, chaat masala and coriander leaves.
  6. Add chana dal powder and pepper.
  7. Divide into 40 to 50 gms. portions and shape into tikkis.
  8. Heat the oil in a pan and shallow fry tikkis until golden brown.
  9. Serve hot on a bed of the yoghurt rice.


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