Indian cuisine has us spoilt for choice with a plethora of delectable delicacies. There are plentiful options to pick and choose from, ranging from appetisers to main courses and even desserts. But when it comes to snacks, they are best paired with a soothing cup of tea for a satiating evening meal. From savoury snacks like samosa, pakora to crispy bonda and more, all these snacks have won our hearts like nothing else. However, consuming them every other day can be really hazardous to health. Wondering why? These snacks are deep-fried and made with maida (all-purpose flour). Both these things can really hamper your health, especially for the ones who are on their weight loss journey.
Considering this, here we bring you a protein-rich palak chole tikki recipe that is best to pair with your evening cuppa. Spinach is a green leafy vegetable that is brimming with nutrition, while chickpeas are a treasured find for all vegetarians- they are full of good quality lean proteins. Hence, this tikki is a combination of both health and taste. Let's learn how to make it.
Protein-Rich Palak Chole Tikki Recipe: How To Make Protein-Rich Palak Chole Tikki
To begin with, wash spinach leaves and take out the excess water. Then blend the leaves along with garlic cloves and green chillies in a blender. Once done, add chickpeas and grind again.
Now is the time to add the spices. Add salt, garam masala powder and chaat masala and grind into a coarse mixture. Transfer into a bowl and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes.
Add breadcrumbs to the mixture and mix well. Oil your palms and make round tikki from the mixture one by one.
Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry all the tikkis.
Serve and enjoy!
Now that you know how to make this tikki, try it at home and let us know how it turned out! Happy Snacking!