Alu-palak tikki (Kabab)

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KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                             Ready to serve Alu-palak tikki with tomato sauce

Alu/potato and palak are two most popular veggies and when combined will make wonderful dishes. I have already put up a few dishes like the palak soup, palak paneer, palak moong dal masala], palak lachha paratha etc..,   Today i would like to put up Alu-palak tikki which tastes really yummy when relished with either sweet chutney and coriander chutney or the tomato sauce alone!!!  It is your choice to either deep fry or shallow fry.   Do try out!!!Here it goes…

What you need to have:

1. Chopped palak – 2 Cups

2. Boiled potatoes/grated – 1 Cup

3. Chopped onion – 1 Cup

4. Ginger paste – 1 and /2 Tablespoon

5. Green chili chopped – 2-3

6. Chopped cilantro – 2 Tablespoons

7. Bread slices crumbled- 3-4

8. Dhania-jeera powder – 1 Teaspoon

9. Garam masala powder – A pinch (home made)

10. Lemon juice – 1 Tablespoon

11. Salt-as needed

12. Toast powder – as needed

13. Cooking oil – to shallow fry the tikkiKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                              Ingredients of Alu-palak tikkiKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                                    Other ingredients of the dish

What you do with what you have:

1. Peal and cook potatoes either in the cooker or in the microwave oven. On cooling crush it with your hands or you can even grate it.  Wash and chop cilantro, green chili and keep it aside.   Wash, peal and grate ginger too.  Wash,peal and chop onions fine and keep it aide.

2. Wash palak with several changes of water drain and chop it fine too.  Transfer all the chopped and grated ingredients to a wide bowl adding salt and mix it with your hands without adding water.

3. Make either round or oval shaped balls flatten a little and keep it aside.  Also dust it in rusk powder before shallow frying.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                        Alu-palak tikki ready to shallow fry

4. Place a dosa skillet on medium flame. Splash a little oil and place the tikki on it.  Splash oil on the tikki and close it with a lid.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                 Alu-palak tikki being shallow fried

5. Flip and fry on the reverse too.  Enjoy with tomato sauce or even with any chutney of your choice!!!Even tamarind chutney and cilantro chutney will be a good combo!!!KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                         Alu-palak tikki being fried on the reverse

6. Enjoy with tomato sauce.  yummmmmmmm!!!!!!!!!!KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                   Ready to serve Alu-palak tikki with tomato sauce

Makes : around 15

Time taken : 45 minutes

Good to remember: 

1. Wash and clean palak thoroughly with a multiple change of water.

2. One can even push the tikki in the refrigerator and fry whenever needed.

 

2 thoughts on “Alu-palak tikki (Kabab)

    denis vergas said:
    May 26, 2014 at 10:55 am

    We used to go to
    indian restaurant to have tikki. But now I can ask my wife to cook it at home only. Now its time to collect the ingredients and jazz up at home. Many thanks for this recipe. Keep posting.

      prathibalrao responded:
      May 29, 2014 at 5:49 pm

      Hi Denisvergas,

      Thanks a lot for your lovely words of appreciation.. Do pass on the link of this blog among your friends community. Do send me da feed back!!!

      On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 1:25 AM, The Indian Food Court wrote:

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