Friday, April 4, 2014



Snacks can be made with health filled ingredients too! This very tasty and healthy snack is made using oats and moong dal ( Split Yellow Gram). It tasted great when had with tea in the evening. Served green chutney and ketchup as accompaniments.

This recipe is adapted from one of my favourite cookery experts, the legendary Tarla Dalal. 
I sent in this picture after I had prepared this dish and was delighted that they added it to their website for a few months.

I hope you will like this as much as we did.

  • Quick Cooking Oats, 1/2 cup
  • Yellow Moong Dal, (Split Yellow Gram), 1/2 cup 
  • Fresh Curds/Dahi, 2 tbsp.
  • Grated Onions, 3 tbsp.
  • Green Chillies, finely chopped, 1/2 tsp
  • Chaat Masala, 2 tsp
  • Chilli Powder, 2tsp
  • Garam Masala, 1/4 tsp
  • Haldi (Turmeric) , 1/4 tsp
  • Ginger Garlic Paste, 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves, finely chopped, 2 tbsp.
  • Mint, finely chopped, 2 tbsp.
  • Salt, to taste
  • Oil, for greasing and cooking
Clean, wash and boil the moong dal in 1 cup of water till the dal is soft and cooked and all the water evaporates
Drain and blend the dal in a mixer to a coarse paste
Transfer the paste to a bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well
Divide the mixture and shape each portion into round, flat tikkis
Lightly grease a non-stick tawa with 1/2 tsp of oil
Cook each of the tikkis using required amount of oil, till they are evenly cooked on both the sides
Serve hot with green chutney or sauce.

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