Chana Dal Tikki Recipe
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Chana Dal Tikki Recipe


Chana Dal Tikki Recipe

Chana Dal Tikki is a delicious and crunchy delight that can become one of your favorites. Made with soaked chana dal, onions, green chillies, gram flour and a melange of spices, this snack recipe is perfect to be relished on a rainy day and will surely make you crave for more. Occasions like kitty parties, potlucks, picnics, game nights and birthdays are apt to enjoy this North Indian recipe and will surely leave everyone astounded by your culinary skills.

You can also serve this crunchy vegetarian recipe with a dip of your choice and cup of hot tea to make it even more flavorful. Quick and easy-to-make, this simple recipe is absolutely delicious and can become the star of any get-together. Go ahead and give this amazing delight a try right away!

How to make Chana Dal Tikki

Step 1 – Take a chopping board and chop coriander leaves, onions, green chilies. Now, place a pan over medium flame and heat 1 tablespoon refined oil in it. When the oil is hot enough, add onions, garlic paste, ginger paste, chopped mint leaves and green chillies to it. Fry it until onions turn glossy. Add the soaked chana dal to it. Mix it well and let the water dry up. Once the water dries up, transfer the ingredients in a grinder jar. Grind it form a paste.

Step 2 – Transfer the ground paste in a bowl. Sprinkle salt, garam masala powder and chaat masala powder in it. Mix it well and make it in the form of a soft dough. Take small portions from this dough and flatten them out in the shape of tikkis. Now, dip the tikkis in gram flour and set these aside.

Step 3 – Now, place a deep-bottomed pan over medium flame and heat oil in it. When the oil is hot enough, one by one, add the tikkis in it. Fry these tikkis until they are golden brown in color. Transfer the tikkis onto an absorbent paper to soak up the excess oil. Serve these hot on a platter with a dip of your choice to enjoy!

Ingredients of Chana Dal Tikki

  • 2 handfuls coriander leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 1/2 cup soaked overnight chana dal
  • 1/2 cup gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 cup refined oil
  • 3 pieces green chillies
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon chaat masala
  • 1/2 cup onion
  • salt as required