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masoor dal and paneer ki tikki

Whole Masoor Dal and Paneer ki Tikki Chaat

Crispy Tangy and spicy Tikki Chaat recipe, with a delicious and healthy twist. Popular Indian tikki chaat recipe made with Tikki of masoor dal and paneer.
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Course: Appetizer, entree, sandwich, Snack
Cuisine: Indian, indian cuisine
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 200 g Organic Whole Masoor dal
  • 100 g paneer
  • 100 g boiled and mashed potato optional
  • 60 g bread crumb
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 3 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • Organic Peanut Oil for Deep frying

For Serving

  • ¼ cup green coriander chutney
  • ¼ cup sweet tamarind chutney
  • 300 ml yogurt whisked
  • ½ teaspoon rock salt
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 2-3 tablespoon sev


  • 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 ¼th 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.