How to make Palak Chole Tikki

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Spinach leaves (palak) (पालक के पत्ते ), Chickpeas (chole)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Snacks and Starters

Palak Chole Tikki Recipe Card

Palak Chole Tikki

Hindi: palak
Treasure house of vitamins and minerals, spinach must be included in the week's menu. The usage can be varied: chopped spinach leaves cooked with potatoes is a semi-wet vegetable with rotis, a few spinach leaves thrown in with mixed vegetables and turned into a soup is lovely on a cold winter night, chopped and blanched spinach makes a different sort of raita, spinach puree can be used in cutlets or kababs, the list goes on.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Palak Chole Tikki Recipe

  • Spinach leaves (palak) blanched and chopped 1 medium b

  • Chickpeas (chole) boiled 1 cup

  • Green chillies 2

  • Garlic cloves 4-5

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 2 teaspoons

  • Chaat masala 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Processed cheese 100 grams

  • Oil for shallow-frying and greasing

  • Breadcrumbs 1 cup


Step 1

Squeeze out excess water from chopped spinach and place in a grinder jar. Add broken green chillies and garlic cloves and grind. Add chickpeas and grind again.

Step 2

Add salt, garam masala powder and chaat masala and grind into a coarse mixture. Transfer into a bowl and refrigerate for 15-20 minutes.

Step 3

Cut processed cheese into small cubes.

Step 4

Heat some oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 5

Add breadcrumbs to the spinach mixture and mix well.

Step 6

Grease your palms with oil and divide the spinach mixture into equal portions and shape them into balls. Stuff each ball with a cheese cube and shape into tikkis.

Step 7

Place tikkis on the pan and shallow-fry till evenly golden from both the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

Serve hot with sweet red chilli sauce.