This popular snack usually found on the street stalls is Indians’ all-time favourite. Amla Spinach tikki is a perfect healthy snack and even a good choice as it can be packed for kid’s school tiffin too. This is a quick-fix recipe for leftover potatoes and can be easily made at home. Many North Indians also enjoy tikkis as a part of chaat with choley.
Dark green leafy spinach is a super food. Combining spinach with Vitamin C rich foods such as citrus fruits aids in iron absorption. Spinach is a good source of calcium and magnesium. Spinach has antioxidant known as alpha-lipoic acid which helps in lowering blood glucose levels. Amla is low on fat content and high on benefits which provides boosted immunity, metabolism and prevents viral and bacterial infections.
- 1 grated amla or Indian gooseberry
- 30 grams boiled and grinded spinach
- ½ cup boiled and mashed beetroot
- ½ boiled, peeled and mashed potato
- ¼ red chilli powder
- ¼ garam masala
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- Salt to taste
- 1 tablespoon oil
- Nutrition Info
- Per Serving
- 190 kcal
- 40.8 grams
- 5.7 grams
- 0.5 grams
Recommended for– Anaemia and Immunity
Course– Evening Snack
- Preheat microwave for 220 degrees for 1 minute.
- Meanwhile, cool down the boiled spinach and grind the leaves.
- Let the consistency be little thick like semi-solid.
- Heat the oil in a pan; add onion and sauté till golden brown.
- Add grated beetroot and salt, mix them well. Sauté for 4 more minutes or till the mixture turns dry.
- Add chilli powder and lemon juice. Mix well.
- Add mashed potatoes, semi-solid spinach and amla, mix well and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
- Divide the mixture into equal portions and make small flat tikki.
- Bake them in microwave for about 1 to 2 minutes at 220 degrees.
- Serve hot with pudina chutney.
Over to you
Try this nourishing healthy spiced crisp tikki this season and drool into it at the comfort of your homes. You can add roasted chana dal powder to add the protein and energy value in the recipe. Also, you can play around with ingredients and make this dish more tasty and health-giving by stuffing it with paneer or making it crispier by adding a mix of peas and corns.