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Sunday, 7 January 2018

Yummy Sprouts Tikki / Cutlet / Patty


       
          Sprouts, as everyone is aware of, has a lot of health benefits. It contains dietary fibre, proteins like vitamin K and C and is also a rich source of enzymes. Hence they are good in weight loss, prevents anemia, lowers cholesterol, improves the immune system and reduces blood pressure among other healthy benefits. 

           So it is advisable to take sprouts in any form possible. Today I made use of some of the sprouts in dishing out these yummy shallow fried tikkis / cutlets, which can be served as appetizers or as evening tea time snacks. So check for a step by step guide with pictures to prepare it.











  • 1 & 1/2 cups moong dal (Green gram) sprouts
  • 2 tbsp. roasted chickpea flour
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1-2 green chilies
  • 1" ginger, chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. fried onions
  • 2 tbsp. chopped pistachios
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp. red chili flakes
  • 1 tsp. cumin powder
  • 1 tsp. coriander powder
  • 1 tsp. sesame seeds
  • oil to shallow fry








          Steam the sprouts till they are soft.. Then grind them coarsely and add all the other ingredients (except oil) to it. Prepare a dough. Take a small portion out of it and give a round tikki shape.

          Refrigerate for a couple of minutes. Heat 2 tbsp. oil and shallow fry the tikkis in batches till golden brown on both sides. 

          Drain on a kitchen towel and serve them hot with kasundi (Bengali mustard sauce), green chutney or tomato ketchup.




                     Steam the sprouts till they are soft.. Then grind them coarsely and add all
                     the other ingredients (except oil) to it. Prepare a dough. 



                               Take a small portion out of it and give a round tikki shape.






                   Heat 2 tbsp. oil & shallow fry the tikkis till golden brown on both sides. 



                               Drain on a kitchen towel.









                      Serve them hot with kasundi (Bengali mustard sauce), green chutney or 
                      tomato ketchup.











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