How to make Matar Paneer ki Tikki

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Hi Tea.

Main Ingredients : Green peas (हरे मटर), Cottage cheese

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Matar Paneer ki Tikki

Hindi: matar
You might be picking out these emerald hued little jewels from your food. But, wait, before you do that anymore! As these are a good source of fibre and potassium, which keeps all of our body cells functioning properly. Just when you thought that green peas are only used to add that extra punch to your savoury dishes, try a rich, creamy matar ki kheer to satiate your sweet buds too!

For more recipes related to Matar Paneer ki Tikki checkout Matar ke Samose, Matar Paneer Samosa, Matar Paneer Burger, Stuffed Bhuna Masala Kabab . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Vegetable Pakoda, Chicken Rings, Fried Herbed Mozzarella , Mexican Magic Cups.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Matar Paneer ki Tikki Recipe

  • Green peas ½ cup

  • Cottage cheese 1 cup

  • ghee 1½ tablespoons

  • cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • ginger finely chopped 1½ teaspoons

  • green chilli finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • asafoetida ¼ teaspoon

  • roasted cumin powder ½ tablespoon

  • yellow chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • fried cashewnuts 1 tablespoon

  • fried raisins 1 tablespoon

  • fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1 tbsp + 1 teaspoon

  • mace-cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • cornflour/arrowroot 3 teaspoon for dusting

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • A few fresh mint leaves for garnis

  • A few fresh coriander leaves for garnis


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick kadai. Add cumin seeds, ginger and green chilli and sauté well.

Step 2

Add asafoetida, mix well and sauté. Add green peas, mix well and add roasted cumin powder, yellow chilli powder and salt. Mix well and cook for a minute.

Step 3

Add cashewnuts and raisins, mix well and add 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander. Mix well and transfer in a bowl. Set aside.

Step 4

Combine cottage cheese, salt, mace-cardamom powder, 1 tsp chopped fresh coriander and 3 tsps cornflour/arrowroot in a bowl and mix well.

Step 5

Divide cottage cheese mixture into 8 equal portions and stuff each portion with generous amount of green peas mixture and shape into tikkis.

Step 6

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 7

Dust tikkis with cornflour/arrowroot, place in the pan and shallow-fry till evenly golden from both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

Place tikkis on a serving plate. Top with saeb ki chutney, garnish with mint leaves and coriander leaves and serve hot.