Daal Ki Tikki

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1 cup - toor daal
  • 1 tbsp - tamarind paste
  • 2 cups - wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - dhania powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • Salt to taste
  • For tempering:
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds (rai)
  • 2 - sliced green chillies
  • 1 - sliced onion
  • Pinch of asafetida )

How to Make Daal Ki Tikki

  • Wash daal and add 2 cups of water, turmeric and salt to taste.
  • Pressure cook daal for 4 whistles.
  • Cool the cooker and stir daal well.
  • Mix wheat flour, 1 tbsp oil and salt to taste.
  • Knead a smooth dough.
  • For tikkis, take small cubes from dough and roll them into circular shapes.
  • Apply oil in the centre and fold it twice to give it a triangular shape. Repeat this to make about 8-10 tikkis.
  • Add chilli powder, dhania powder, tamarind paste, 1 tsp oil to daal and bring it to a boil.
  • Now add tikkis to daal one by one and place the lid of the pressure cooker.
  • Pressure cook for about 10 mins.
  • Cool the cooker.
  • Heat oil and add cumin seeds and rai.
  • When they splutter add onion and green chillies.
  • When onions are golden brown, add a pinch of asafoetida and immediately pour it on daal tikki.
  • Serve hot with pickles or green chilli chutney.