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Palak Tikki | Spinach Patty

Being a mommy of two kids, who actually run away when ever they see greens in their plates. In today’s world, with the lifestyle most of us are in, it has become mandatory to include greens in our menu specially spinach.Spinach is rich in Calcium, magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin A and K. All most contains all the nutrition which an individual is required to add in a daily diet.It’s very low in calories at the same time. So for those who are diet conscious they can include Spinach in their daily diet with out any worries. This recipe’s major ingredients are chickpeas soaked overnight and boiled.Spinach leaves blanched, drained and chopped finely.

Palak Tikki | Spinach Patty

Category: Starter

Palak Tikki

Ingredients

  • 2 – Green Chili
  • Garam Masala as per taste
  • Chaat Masala as per taste
  • 1/2 bowl Bread Crumbs
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 bowl of Chickpeas soaked overnight and boiled
  • 1/2 bowl of Spinach Leaves blanched, drained, chopped and remove the excess water.
  • oil

Instructions

  • In a jar take the spinach, green chili and grind it.
  • Add chickpea to the same mixture and grind it coarsely.
  • Add garam masala, chaat masala and salt into the mixture and mix it well.
  • Now keep the mixture in the fridge for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Add bread crumbs to the mixture and mix well.
  • Take a normal pan or paniyaram pan and heat it with little oil.
  • Now take a little oil and grease your palm so that the mixture does not stick on the hand.
  • Divide the mixture into equal portions. Take one portion of mixture and shape them into ball.
  • If you are using paniyaram pan then you can put the spinach balls as such in the pan and fry it.
  • If you are using normal pan, then flatten the spinach ball like patty and then shallow fry them.
  • once they turn golden on sides. Take them out on tissue paper.
  • serve hot with ketchup / red chili sauce.

Notes

You can also stuff cheese cubes in the center of the ball and re-shape them and then shallow fry.

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