Broccoli Tikki or broccoli cutlets are packed full of health and yum for that perfect evening snack. Made with healthy and wholesome ingredients, these broccoli paneer tikki are ideal for kids snack and for those mid meal hunger pangs.
I am always on the lookout for healthier alternatives to snacking in the evening. Otherwise it’s all junk that we consume. Junk is not good for anyone especially for my growing child who needs as much nutrition in every bite she consumes. She eats less at every meal and I always want her to have something healthy and nutritious when we does eat.
Broccoli is an excellent vegetable and sometimes kids don’t like to eat when they see it in the dish. This recipe for broccoli tikki does a great job of hiding the healthy broccoli in it. Broccoli, which is a good source of Vitamins like Vitamin K and Vitamin C, folate and minerals. It’s a powerful antioxidant too which is great for the gut and body.
These savory broccoli bites are not only healthy but full of yum too. It’s perfect for packing in kids lunch box, as an evening snack and also great as a party appetizer!
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Broccoli Tikki are healthy, nutritious snack made with broccoli, paneer (cottage cheese), potatoes, oats and Indian spices.
- 1 cup Broccoli florets
- 1/2 cup Paneer cottage cheese, grated
- 3/4 cup Potatoes boiled and mashed
- 1/4 cup Oats powdered
- Salt to taste
- 1/2 tsp Black pepper powder
- 1/2 tsp Cumin powder
- 1/2 tsp Chaat masala powder
- 1/2 tsp Garlic minced or finely chopped
- 1/4 cup Fresh Mint leaves chopped
- Oil to shallow fry
Heat a pot of water and let it come to a boil. Water should be enough to submerge the broccoli.
Once the water is boiling hot, switch off and put the washed and drained broccoli into this. Let it be there for 2-3 minutes to change the color to bright green and become a bit soft.
Drain the broccoli and keep it aside to cool.
Once cold, blend the broccoli in a grinder to a coarse mixture.
Take broccoli into a bowl, add mashed potatoes, ground paneer (or cottage cheese).
Now add oats powder and all the spices one by one.
Mix the whole thing together and make small equal sized balls. Flatten them out to roll them into patties.
Sallow fry to perfection and serve hot with ketchup or a homemade dip.