Cauliflower tikki

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 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

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