Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Peas Tikkis


1 cup boiled green peas

1 cup puffed lotus seeds(makhanas)

2 green chillies finely chopped

2 tbsp cashewnuts

1 tsp grated ginger

1/2 tsp pepper

1 tsp garam masala powder

2 tsp of crushed green cardamom

salt to taste

2 tbsp oil


  • Heat 2 tsp oil in a kadai, add lotus seeds and fry for 5 minutes
  • Add cashews and fry till light brown in colour and keep aside
  • In the same pan add boiled peas and fry for a couple of minutes and keep aside
  • Grind lotus seeds and cashews to a fine powder
  • Grind green peas and green chillies to a fine paste
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan,add ginger and fry for a minute then add the paste,salt,pepper,garam masala powder and crushed green cardamom powder and fry for a couple of minutes 
  • Take this out in a bowl and allow it to cool
  • Make small balls of it and flatten them 
  • Shallow fry these tikkis in remaining oil till golden brown and crisp on both the sides and serve hot with ketchup

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