Chick Pea Tikkis

Chick Pea Tikkis

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Tikkis of various types are very popular in India. Here is a nutritious variant of this all-time favourite snack made with protein and calcium rich ingredients like chick peas and mint.

When you feel like having a snack, go for these tasty Chick Pea Tikkis, to help in the healthy development of your baby’s teeth and bones.

Chick Pea Tikkis recipe - How to make Chick Pea Tikkis

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     16Makes 16 tikkis
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2 1/2 cups soaked and boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas)
1/2 cup chopped mint leaves (phudina)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1 cup grated carrot
1/2 cup grated cabbage
1/2 tsp grated garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
3 1/4 tsp oil for greasing and cooking

For Serving
green chutney

  1. Combine the kabuli chana, mint leaves and green chillies in a mixer and blend to a coarse mixture without using water.
  2. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 16 equal portions and shape each portion into a 50 mm. (2") diameter round flat tikki.
  4. Heat and grease a non-stick tava (griddle) using ¼ tsp of oil.
  5. Cook each tikki, using ¼ tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  6. Serve immediately with green chutney.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. 1 cup of raw kabuli chana (white chick peas) gives 2½ cups of soaked and boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas).
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tikki
Energy59 cal
Protein2.4 g
Carbohydrates8.6 g
Fiber4 g
Fat1.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium5.6 mg
Chick Pea Tikkis (Protein and Calcium Rich recipe for Pregnancy) Video by Tarla Dalal


Chick Pea Tikkis
 on 18 Aug 20 01:21 PM

Tarla Dalal
18 Aug 20 05:06 PM
   Bhavana thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes, articles you loved.
Chick Pea Tikkis
 on 17 Jun 17 10:20 AM

Chick Pea Tikkis
 on 08 Jul 16 04:56 AM

have not tried this recipe yet. I am trying to find out when to plant chick peas.
Tarla Dalal
08 Jul 16 08:41 AM
   Hi Flora, Do try the recipe you will surely enjoy it. Do let us know how you enjoyed it.
Chick Pea Tikkis
 on 21 Jan 14 03:19 PM

Very quick to make and guest loved this recipe....
Chick Pea Tikkis
 on 12 Sep 12 08:29 PM

I tried this recipe with grated paneer and oats too. This has got an amazing taste. As I am expecting my baby started kicking me after eating these tikkis. Thanx to Tarlaji.