Kothmir ki tikki

Recipe by Mrs J Kani of

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

  • 2 cups Gram flour
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp Asafoetida
  • Vegetable Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste
  • bunch Cumin Seeds, for tempering
  • bunch Mustard seeds (black), for tempering
  • 3 cups Coriander leaves, chopped


  1. Mix all the ingredients with enough water to get thick batter consistency. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Spread some oil on a plate and pour the mixture on top of it.
  3. Steam this mixture in a vessel for about seven minutes. The Tikki should be properly cooked at this time. Adjust steaming time if necessary.
  4. Remove tikki from the plate and let it cool down before cutting into small square pieces.
  5. Heat oil in Kadai and add some mustard and cumin seeds. Once the seeds are tempered, add the tikkis and sauté for couple of minutes.