Shallow Fried Potato, Lentil, And Onion Tikkis


Hello and welcome to my cooking corner again. Today I’ll be sharing a snack recipe of Lentil Tikkis with potato and onion which is really handy to make and is ready in a jiffy. It is tasty and requires no special ingredient to make. Tikkis are eaten all over in India and are a very popular snack with the people here. People generally enjoy and relax while having tikkis along with tea in the evening. We make potato tikkis, different kinds of lentil tikkis, chicken and fish tikkis, panir tikkis and mixed vegetable tikkis.  Today, I have made this tikki with chana dal, onion, and potatoes, mixed in mild spices which is tasty to eat and quite easy to prepare. I hope you guys will like it and give it a try sometime. So let’s start with the making:-


  1. Split Bengal Gram or Chana Dal-250 gms
  2. Potato-1(big)
  3. Onion-1(big)
  4. Red Chilly flakes-1 tsp
  5. Cumin-1/2 tsp
  6. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  7. Grated Ginger-A pinch
  8. Dry Mango Powder or Amchoor Powder-1 tsp
  9. Salt-According to taste
  10. Coriander-1 tbsp(chopped)
  11. Vegetable Oil-  For frying


Step 1

Wash, soak the dal overnight. Grind it coarsely in a grinder. Chop the onions and keep aside. Boil the potatoes and grate them with a grater.

Step 2

20190925_053031_20190925053734405.jpgTake a bowl. Add the ground dal, grated potato, chopped onion and parsley, grated ginger, red chilly flakes,garam masala, cumin,amchoor powder, salt, and coriander and mix it well. Shape the patties as you want to. Keep aside.

Step 3

Now heat a non-stick pan and add some oil. When the pan is hot enough, place the patties in the pan and fry them till golden brown.

Our Shallow Fried Potato, Lentil, And Onion Tikki is ready. Serve it as an afternoon or evening snack with tea or coffee.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then, healthy cooking, happy living!!!



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Hi! I am Abha Jha and I welcome you all heartily to my blog. Cooking has been my passion for the better part of my life. I was brought up knowing the traditional Indian style of cooking from my ancestral home. I wish to pass on this treasure trove of delightful, easy and yummy recipes to foodies and budding chefs alike. I also love experimenting with food and discovering world cuisine. I wish to keep discovering amazing new recipe's and showcasing them with the world.

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