Thursday, 18 October 2012

Broccoli Tikki ( Healthy Starter Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal


For The Tikkis
1 cup finely chopped broccoli
2 tsp oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 cup boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
1 1/2 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1/4 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
2 tbsp grated mozzrella cheese

Other Ingredients
1 tsp oil for greasing and cooking

For Serving
tomato ketchup

For the tikkis

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and green chillies, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add the broccoli and salt, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from the flame, transfer to a bowl and allow it to cool completely.
  5. Once cooled, add the potatoes and cornflour and mix well.
  6. Shape each tikki into flat rounds.
  7. Press a little in the centre of each round to make a depression.
  8. Place very little paneer-cheese stuffing in the centre of each round and roll again to make a 25 mm. (1”) flat round tikki.
  9. Grease the tava (griddle), using 1/2 tsp of oil and cook the tikkis using the remaining 1 tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  10. Serve hot with tomato ketchup.
Nutrient values 
54 cal3.2 gm7.3 gm1.5 gm0.4 gm112.4 mg


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