Chiwda ki Tikki

Chiwda ki Tikki

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 10 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

The pressed rice adds body to these tikkis


  • Pressed rice (chiwda / poha) 1 cup
  • Medium potato, boiled and peeled 1
  • Peanuts, roasted and crushed 2 tbsps
  • Brown breadcrumbs 2 tbsps
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder ½ tsp
  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder ½ tsp
  • Oil 1 tbsp


  • Soak pressed rice in 2 cups water in a bowl for 2 minutes. Drain well and transfer into a mixing bowl.
  • Add potato, crushed peanuts, brown breadcrumbs, coriander leaves, salt, red chilli powder, dried mango powder and cumin powder and mash everything together.
  • Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into tikkis.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, place the tikkis in it and cook, turning sides, till they are evenly cooked and golden on both sides.
  • Arrange them on a serving platter and serve hot with chutney of your choice.