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Healthy Aloo Paneer Tikki


  • Author: Richa
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: North Indian

Description

Healthy north indian style aloo paneer tikkis are the perfect and easy appetizer for chilly evenings or when you have guests over!


Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 3 large potatoes (boiled and mashed)
  • 100 grams paneer (or cottage cheese, grated)
  • 3/4 cup green peas (steamed)
  • 1 large onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup instant cooking oats, ground into powder
  • 1 inch piece of ginger (grated)
  • 2 green chilies (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon chaat masala powder
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. To begin making this Healthy Aloo Paneer Tikki Recipe, start by combining all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl, except the oil.
  2. Combine all the ingredients well, while mashing the green peas lightly with your hands as you mix. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste.
  3. Divide the mixture into equal size portions and shape them into 1/2 inch thick discs.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet or pan and shallow fry the tikkis for 8-10 minutes on each side till golden brown and cooked through. Remove them from the pan and drain the excess oil on a kitchen paper towel.
  5. Sprinkle the tikkis with more chaat masala and chopped coriander, and serve hot with some spicy Pudina (Mint) Chutney and Tamarind Chutney or Ketchup.