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Daliya and Pine Nut Tikki

Daliya and Pine nut tikki would be a healthy and easy vegetarian snack between all the chicken tikkas at your next dinner party. This is going to be a change to your usual hara bhara kebab and bring in some variation to your vegetarian snack game. This recipe gets ready in just 20 minutes with ingredients available with everyone.


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  1. How to make Daliya and Pine nut Tikki? 
  2. Expert Tips  
  3. Recipe Card 


How to make Daliya and Pine Nut Tikki ?

1) In a nonstick saucepan, heat water, add your daliya and soaked toor dal. Cook them till they are soft and then strain properly.
Daliya and Pine Nut Tikki

2) Take the strained dal and daliya in a bowl and add chopped ginger, green chilli, some bhuna jeera and crushed pine nuts to it. Add some chopped coriander and season everything with red chilli powder, meat masala, garam masala and salt.
Daliya and Pine Nut Tikki

3) Mix everything together with a spatula and form even sized tikkis with oiled hands.
Daliya and Pine Nut Tikki

4) Heat a non-stick tawa and brush it with some refined oil all over. Sear the tikkis in batches on the tawa for 3-4 minutes per side.
Daliya and Pine Nut Tikki

5) Once grilled, serve them hot on a platter as it is or with some dip.
Daliya and Pine Nut Tikki


Expert Tips

    1. Refrain from over cooking the dal as it tastes better when it is a little grainy in the overall mix.
    2. If you don't have pine nuts, you can use chopped almonds in place of that.
    3. You could also grill the tikkis in desi ghee and get a way better taste.


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