Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Green Peas Tikki Chaat

Preparation time:30 min.
Cooking time :30 min.
Serves: 4-6

Ingredients for tikki chaat:

  • 200 gms.- dried green peas.
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 potatoes(big size), boiled
  • 2 onions chopped (big size)
  • 5 tablespoon onion finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoon coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 200 gms sev 0 number
  • 50 gms. tamrind
  • 50 gms. jageri(gur)
  • 2 teaspoon black salt(kala namak)
  • 1/2 cup curd

  • oil for frying

Method:

Soak peas in water four hours before cooking.
Soak tamarind in water for 15 minutes.


Tamarind chatni:( It is also available in the shop)

  • Mash the soaked tamarind and sieve it.
  • Put 1 teaspoon oil in a pan and put mashed tamarind in it add jageri(gur) and salt, cook for 15 minutes on low flame then take it out in a bowl.

Green peas Chhole:

  • Put the soaked peas(matar) in a cooker and pressure cook till two whistles.
  • Put a pan on the gas, put 2 tablespoon oil then 2 bay leaves, when the bay leaves becomes brown put the chopped onion and cook till it is golden brown.
  • Put the cumin and turmeric powder in it and add some water immediately, then put the tomato pure, ginger and garlic paste to it and fry on low flame till the oil leaves the pan.
  • Add garam masala and fry for 2 minutes on low flame.
  • Now open the cooker and put all the boiled peas in it and cook for 5 minutes then add some water and keep cooking for another 5 minutes.


Tikki:

  • Take boiled potatoes and mash it.
  • Put salt and 1/2 teaspoon garam masala in it and mix it well.
Now make balls of the mashed potatoes and give shape of tikkas and shallow fry in a pan.

Take the serving plate and put 2 tikkas in it. Now put the chhole and then spread some tamarind chatni and curd, now garnish with sev, black salt, finly chhoped onion, coriander leaves and serve hot.


Note: To save time you can buy bottled tamarind chatni from the store.

2 comments:

Kusum Thakur said...

This recipe is for my Anu.

Anu said...

Mummy you are simply an amazing cook. I finally got to taste the wonderful food(s) made by you last summer.
This green peas tikki was yummy. I also liked the way you garnished it.

Next time you have to make meethi aam ki chutney. Hope you get the hint ;)

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