How to make Moongphali Ki Tikki - Shallow fried tikkis made from delicious peanut mixture.

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Main Ingredients : Roasted peanuts (भुनी हुई मूंगफली), Gram flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Moongphali Ki Tikki

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Moongphali Ki Tikki checkout Corn Bhel, Peanut Tikki, Moongphali Aloo Chaat, Peanut Raisin Bar . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Quick Bun Pizza, Sprout Bhelpuri, Grilled Garlic Pepper Prawns - Grill Pan, Kurkuri Fried Arbi.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Moongphali Ki Tikki Recipe

  • Roasted peanuts coarsely ground 1/2 cup

  • Gram flour roasted 1/2 cup

  • Spinach leaves (palak) chopped 8

  • Green chillies finely chopped 3

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespo

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Mix peanuts, gram flour, spinach, green chillies, onion, chaat masala, lemon juice, one tablespoon oil, salt and sufficient water in a bowl and knead into a soft dough.

Step 2

Divide the dough into eight equal portions and shape them into tikkis. Flatten them slightly between your palms.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan and shallow fry the tikkis, turning sides, till golden brown on both sides.

Step 4

Serve hot with a chutney of your choice.