Split Bengal Gram, Spinach And Potato Tikkis


Hello, and welcome to my cooking corner again. You may have noticed that all of my recipes that I have made till now are simpler, healthier, and can be made in a jiffy. I really promote healthy cooking. Today I am sharing a recipe of tikkis made of split Bengal gram, spinach, and potato. It is a snack recipe. But you can have it anytime. I hope you will like this effort and try to make it. So let us try to make it—


  1. Split Bengal Gram(Chana Dal)-250 gms
  2. Spinach-50 gms
  3. Potato-1
  4. Gram Flour(Besan, roasted)-2 tbsp
  5. Onion-1
  6. Green Chillies-2-3
  7. Grated Ginger-1/2 tsp
  8. Grated Garlic-1 tsp
  9. Red Chilly Flakes-1/2 tsp
  10. Cumin Powder-1 tsp
  11. Dry Mango Powder-1/2 tsp
  12. Sugar-1/2 tsp
  13. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  14. Lemon Juice-1 tsp
  15. Salt-According to taste
  16. Vegetable Oil-2 tbsp


Step 1

Wash and cook the Bengal gram in a vessel adding a pinch of salt making sure it is not mushy. Wash, chop and blanch the spinach. Boil and peel the potato. Chop the onions and green chilies finely. Grate the ginger and garlic.

Step 2

B612_20200120_124733_173 (1)Take a pan. Add vegetable oil in it. Add in the chopped onions and green chilies. Now add the grated ginger and garlic. Fry for a minute. Now add the spices, salt, red chilly flakes, cumin powder, dry mango powder,garam masala, sugar and fry the spices well. Now add the blanched spinach and fry it for two-three minutes. Add the roasted gram flour(besan)and fry for a minute.

Step 3

Add the mashed lentil and boiled, grated potato to the spice batter. Add some chopped cilantro too to enhance the taste. Mix everything well and try to form a dough with the batter. Let the dough cool. Now add a dash of lemon juice and mix well.

Step 4

B612_20200120_124517_035Make tikkis of any shape from the dough and shallow fry them till lightly browned and crisp.

Our Split Bengal Gram, Spinach And Potato Tikkis are done. Serve them with a dip of your choice and salads. Enjoy your day with these delicious and healthy tikkis.

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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