Aloo Paneer Tikki

A unique tikki made with potatoes and cottage cheese

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • Cottage Cheese 500 grams
  • Potatoes boiled and mashed 1 cup
  • Green chilli chopped 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Refined flour (maida) 1/2 cup
  • Gram flour (besan) 1/4 cup
  • Oil to shallow fry
  • Dried breadcrumbs 3 tablespoons
  • Fresh breadcrumbs 1 1/2 cups
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Alfalfa sprouts a few
  • Thin strips of red capsicum a few

Method:

Step 1 Put mashed potatoes in a bowl, add green chillies and salt and mix well.

Step 2 With a deep cylindrical cutter cut cottage cheese into long cylinders. Further cut the cylinders into thick slices.

Step 3 Mix together refined flour, gram flour and salt in another bowl. Add sufficient water and whisk to make a smooth and thick batter.

Step 4 Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 5 Mix dried breadcrumbs and fresh breadcrumbs in a bowl.

Step 6 Sprinkle a little salt and red chilli powder over the cottage cheese slices. Spread a little flour batter over each cottage cheese slice.

Step 7 Divide potato mixture into small equal balls. Place one potato balls on one cottage cheese slice and cover with another slice and press slightly. Similarly prepare more sandwiches.

Step 8 Spread the flour batter all around the sandwiches, roll them in breadcrumb mixture so that they are well coated.

Step 9 Put them in the pan and shallow-fry, turning sides, till golden on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 10 Place them on a serving plate, garnish with alfalfa sprouts and thin strips of red capsicum and serve hot.

Conclusion

Rains with this yummy Dish is a perfect combo to make your day.

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