We have grown up gorging up aloo tikki at our neighbourhood chaat wala stall and at all the weddings we have attended. Aloo tikki is one of the most popular street foods of India. But if you are bored of the same old flavour of aloo in your tikki and want a change, there are plethora of other ways you can enjoy your favourite tikki. While aloo ttikki might be the most loved or popular one, there is so much more you can do with tikkis. Here are some unique recipes to make succulent tikkis at home with some common foods.
Tikki Recipes You Can Try At Home
1. Khasta Sabudana Tikki
This crispy snack is apt to make during the festive and fasting season of Navratri. These sabudana tikkis are made of sabudana along with some mashed potatoes, cashews for some crunch and green chillies for a bit of spice. For Navratri fasting, you use sendha namak (rock salt) instead of normal salt.
2. Khoya Stuffed Matar Ki Tikki
This tikki is a melting pot of sweet and sour flavours. Tangy pea (matar) tikki is stuffed with a sweet khoya and date filling. Also, besan is added for some depth and pistachios enhance its nutritional quotient.
3. Paneer Tikki
After potatoes, it is paneer or cottage cheese that tops the choice list of vegetarians. This tikki offers the goodness of both the foods. It is a quick and easy, paneer and potato roundels recipe, combined with a host of spices and some hot chillies.
4. Corn Palak Ki Tikki
Two super nutritious foods come together to make this delicious tikki. Corn and spinach tikki recipe also adds in other healthy foods of potatoes and paneer. This wholesome tikki with a myriad of flavours is a must-try.
5. Quinoa, Couscous and Beetroot Tikki
This recipe is for those people who want to stick to their healthy diet. Superfoods like quinoa and beetroot are combined with spinach along with oats and couscous. Also, this tikki is not fried, just cooked from both the sides with little oil in a pan - perfect!
6. Amaranth Tikki
Surprise your family and friends with this unique tikki. It is a gluten-free tikki made with amaranth seeds and stir fried vegetables. This tikki is perfect for those on a vegan diet.
7. Arbi Kaju Ki Tikki
This simple recipe with minimal ingredients churns out a delicious tikki with a fascinating mix of arbi and kaju along with some green chillies. It's definitely worth a try.
These amazing tikkis will help you whet your craving for some street food right in the comfort of your home. Do try these; we are sure you'll love all of them.
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