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Moong dal paneer tikki

Moong dal paneer tikki

22 Jan 2020 1682 Views

Usually Tikki is made with Aloo or potato as main ingredient, with few variations which are region specific like the Matar tikki from UP which is a popular UP style Chaat. But now it’s time to explore new tastes and varieties there are quite a few quirky options available in tikki varieties too like moong dal tikki is perfect recipe for any season. We can make is with less oil so this is the healthy version of deep fried tikki. Moong dal is cooked with some water till just firm but cooked and then drained and mixed with spices and then is shallow fried till crisp and golden.

it’s made of organic dal which makes it low in glycemic index and high in proteins and fiber and more suitable if you are a diabetic. Also paneer as a second ingredient which is also good source of protein


  1. In a bowl soak the moong dal for 30 minutes before making the tikkis.
  2. In a nonstick pan combine the moong dal, water and salt mix it well cover and cook for 8 minutes.
  3. Off the flame and remove the dal in the strainer carefully.
  4. Transfer it to the plate and cool completely.
  5. Now, add all the ingredients and mix it very well.
  6. Make flat tikkis and keep it aside.
  7. Heat a nonstick fry pan or tawa grease ½ tsp of oil and cook the tikkis on a medium slow flame turn the tikkis and cook (until light brown)using the remaining oil.
  8. Off the flame and transfer it to the plate.
  9. Serve this crispy and mouth watering tikkis with mint or green chutney.


  • Yellow moong dal – 30 gms (soaked for 30 minutes)
  • Crumbled Paneer – 15 gms (low fat)
  • Ragi flour – 10 gms
  • Onion – 25 gms (finely chopped)
  • Oil – ½  tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – ½ tsp
  • Chili powder – ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala powder – ¼ tsp
  • Chat masala – 1 or 2 pinch
  • Green chutney – 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves – 1 tsp (finely chopped)
  • Salt – as per taste.

Nutritive Value

ENERGY: 217 Kcals


PROTEINS: 11.95 gms

FATS: 6.76 gms

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