Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki

By      26-Sep 2019       Reading Time: 3 Mins

Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki

Chana dal and cabbage tikki is made using Diabetic-friendly ingredients. By the interplay of chana dal and curd, crispness is brought to the tikkis which make it more delightful. It is cooked in minimal oil which makes it light yet scrumptious!

Nutritional Benefits

Chana dal is a rich natural source of protein, fibre, zinc, calcium, and folate. It is beneficial to add in your diet because it is low in fat that helps to reduce cholesterol levels.

Also, chana dal has a low glycemic index which helps in managing Diabetes. Cabbage is rich in antioxidants and fibres. Thus, it helps in reducing the damage of cells from free radicals. Also, it is rich in a good amount of vitamin C.


  • 30 grams split Bengal gram (chana dal), cooked
  • 30 grams cabbage finely chopped
  • 30 grams chickpea flour (besan)
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 chopped green chilli
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried mango powder (aamchur)
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder 
  • ¼ teaspoon chaat masala
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • Salt as required

Nutrition Info-

  • Calories: 264 kcal
  • Carbs: 29.9 grams
  • Protein: 9.7 grams
  • Fats: 11.8 grams
  • Course: Snack


  • Take a blender, combine the chana dal, green chilli, and water in a mixer and blend to a coarse paste.
  • Transfer the paste into a mixing bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and give a nice mix.
  • Now, divide this mixture into equal portions and keep aside.
  • Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it with olive oil.
  • Shape a portion of the mixture into flat round tikki and cook immediately on the griddle on a low flame.
  • Cook the tikki till it turns to golden brown from both the sides.
  • Serve hot with mint chutney!

Over to you

This crispy tikki is easy to make and high on nutrients. So, make this tikki effortlessly and indulge in its goodness with mint chutney.

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