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Jun 27, 2011

Brown Beans n Black eye Peas Tikki

             Hello friends.hope you all enjoyed your weekend..wishing you all a great week ahead.Coming to this recipe,Getting bored with sundal for a change made this Tikki with brown beans n black eye peas.I made this in hurry so not able to cook this tikki with patience...just like that i prepared fast n presented fairly.As my kids were goin to their swim class for the past 2 weeks so evening  i don't find time to spend in kitchen.some how i managed ..thats the previous post also don't have step wise or enough preparation pictures.
But the recipes are so simple, easy n yummy.Brown beans n black eye peas are rich in proteins,fiber,calcium n other  minerals too.My kids are not fond of sundal but they had more than 2 tikkis ..was so happy .So u also try to feed legumes in an interesting way like this ...Try this !!!

  1. Brown beans/Kashmiri Beans    1 cup
  2. Black eye peas   1/2 cup
  3. Potato   1 no.(boiled n mashed)
  4. Carrot   1 no.(shredded)
  5. Onion   1/2 (finely chopped)
  6. Cilantro    5-6 twig(finely chopped)
  7. Ginger   2" piece(finely chopped)
  8. lime/lemon   1/2(squeeze the juice)
  9. Chilli powder   1/2 tsp
  10. Amchur powder    1/4 tsp
  11. Cumin powder   1/2 tsp
  12. Hing powder    a pinch
  13. Salt   to taste
  14. Bread crumbs     1/4 cup
  15. Sooji/fine rava   2 tbsp
  16. Maida    1 tbsp(mixed with  1/2 cup water)
  17. Oil    to roast the tikkis
  • Soak the beans n peas for 6-8 hours and pressure cook with enough water to 2-3 whistles.
  • After that drain the water completely and mash then nicely using potato masher or in processor.
  • then transfer the mashed beans n peas to a wide bowl/plate,add all other ingredients "from potato to salt" n mix everything well.
  • divide the mixture in to 10-12 lemon size balls
  • Now heat a tawa ,meanwhile take one ball gently flatten them using your palm n dip in maida water n roll in bread crumbs n rava mixture .do the same for all the balls.
  • On hot tawa add few drops of oil n place 3-4 tikkis at a time(based on the tawa size) and cook in medium heat.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes and turn other side gently and cook till crisp n brown on both sides.
  • Then remove from the tawa ,drain on paper towel and serve hot.
  • Garnish the tikki with ketchup,finely chopped onions n lemon wedges or to your choice.

I am sending this recipe to the ongoing event,Cook It Healthy-Proteinicious theme by Sobha Shyam. 

Note: If you feel the beans mixture is too sticky n not able to roll n pat it, just add 2 spoons of bread crumbs n mix it well.


  1. wow..that looks lovely..innovative one and lovely presentation and clicks!!

  2. These are so delicious ~ I want a big big big plateful now! :)
    US Masala

  3. Tikki looks so tasty... Would be great to have with burger...

  4. That's a superb protein rich tikki looks awesome.

  5. Interesting recipe.. Nice presentation and clicks..

  6. Lovely recipe and tikkis looks yummooo!!!

  7. looks very tempting &lovely presentation!!

  8. wow this is new for me!!! looks yummy!!!!

  9. Looks SOooo yummy - but what are brown beans sanjee - could you perhaps add a picture of the uncooked beans?

  10. delicious and healthy tikkis..great idea to feed the kids the beans n peas..superb recipe dear !!

    Thanx a lot for linking yet another wonderful recipe to my event.Dnt forget to send the details :)

    Ongoing Event at Good Food:

  11. Thank you buddies for all your sweet words...happy that u all liked the recipe more :)
    @Priya (now serving) Brown beans or kashmiri beans..i have added the picture of it dear...

  12. Wonderful and protein rich tikkis...luks very tempting.

  13. wow those tikki's look wonderful !! loved them !!

  14. ooooHH! Thats such an innovative & yummy tikki!!!! Would love to bite into them now :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  15. Tikkis looks wholesome and nutritious..feel like having rite now with some ketchup..

  16. Tikki looks awesome, definitely a winner with healthy ingredients.

    I owe you a lot, man....You have been always prompt at my space. Me??? Am getting all lazy. Besides, there is lot of pressure at work front. Hope to rejoin you all by this week, no matter what?, hehe.

    Have a good one.

  17. Tikkies luks perfect!!Really have to try sum :)

  18. These look so yummy,I won't be able to stop at two.


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