Healthy And Yummy Chole Tikki Burger Recipe, Shared By Sanjeev Kapoor

Want the goodness of a healthy diet and the taste of junk food rolled into one? Why not try a chickpea tikki burger? On one hand, chickpeas or chana are full of protein and can give your the energy boost for the day. On the other hand, fried tikkis stuffed inside burger buns can give your tastebuds the relief it needs from bland food. Tikki burgers are growing to become of the most endorsed comfort foods in India. So, let’s give it a healthy twist with vegetables, chickpeas and a whole lot of Indian spices. Celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor has shared the recipe of chole tikki burger on his Instagram handle.

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Ingredients needed for chole tikki:

Chickpeas, 1.5 cups, boiled

Potatoes, 2 pieces, boiled

Cottage cheese, 1/4 cup

Pomegranate seeds powder, 2 tsp

Onion, 1 piece, finely diced

Green chillies, 1-2 pieces, chopped

Ginger paste, 1 tsp

Garlic paste, 1 tsp

Red chilli powder, 2 tsp

Coriander powder, 1 tsp

Salt to taste

Garam masala powder, 1 tsp

Cumin powder, 1/2 tsp

Chaat masala

Coriander, 2 tbsps, finely chopped

Mint leaves, 2 tbsps, finely chopped

Lemon, 1/2 piece

Bread crumbs, 1/2 cup

Hot coal pieces

Oil, 1/2 tsp

Ingredients for yoghurt chutney:

Thick yoghurt, 1/4 cup, chilled

Roasted cumin powder, 1 pinch

Green chutney, 1 tbsp

Ingredients for burger dressing:

Green capsicum, 1 piece, thinly sliced

Tomato, 1 piece, thinly sliced

Carrot, 1 piece, thinly sliced

Onion, 1 piece, thinly sliced

Red chilli powder, 1/4 tsp

Lemon, 1/2 piece


  1. Crush the boiled chickpeas to a coarse and crumbly paste.

  2. Add the boiled potatoes and other tikki ingredients. Mash them together.

  3. Mix bread crumbs with this tikki dough.

  4. Place a bowl of hot coal pieces at the centre of the dough and pour oil into it to let it smoke.

  5. Cover the plate and set aside for 4-5 minutes to allow the coal smoke to infuse into the dough.

  6. Prepare the yoghurt chutney with chilled yoghurt, cumin powder and green chutney.

  7. Uncover the tikki dough. Roll the dough into tikki-shaped flattened balls.

  8. Deep fry the tikkis.

  9. Toast the burger buns in butter.

  10. Spread the yoghurt chutney on a burger slice.

  11. Then place the tikki.

  12. Put a slice of cheese over the tikki.

  13. Top it with the vegetable mix.

  14. Spread the yoghurt chutney on the other burger slice and put it on top.

Here is the video:

Enjoy this delicious snack with potato chips on the side.

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