Procedure

  • Wash and soak masoor dal in water for 4-5 hour.
  • Drain the water and grind the dal along to a fine paste.
  • Transfer the paste into the bowl, add grated paneer, mashed potatoes, bread crumb along with salt chopped coriander, red chilli powder grated ginger and combine well.
  • Heat up enough peanut oil (about 300ml ) in a wok or kadahi for deep frying.
  • Divide the prepared dough into 12 portions and shape them like a patty with palms of your hands.
  • Once the oil is hot and slightly smoky, carefully drop the patties in batches of 2-3 and deep fry till golden brown and crisp.
  • Drain on to absorbent kitchen paper. Repeat the same for remaining patties and prepare the rest of the tikkis.

To assemble Masoor Dal and Paneer Tikki Chaat

  • Whisk the dahi or curd with few pinch of salt.
  • Take about 1/4th cup of curd / yogurt in a bowl. Place 2 pieces of tikki in the plate, top it with green chutney and sweet tamarind chutney.
  • Sprinkle red chilli powder, chat masala and some green coriander leaves and enjoy the tangy and spicyMasoor Dal and Paneer Tikki Chaat.