A unique tikki made with potatoes and cottage cheese
- 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
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.
Rains with this yummy Dish is a perfect combo to make your day.