Sep 18, 2017

Amaranth Kebabs| Protein Rich Amaranth Tikkis

Amaranth patties or kebabs are tempting and flavorful in taste which goes amazing snack with a cup of tea or coffee. This is an simple and easy to make snack made with mixture of mashed potatoes, cooked amaranth, capsicum, carrot, onion and spices. It goes amazing with mint onion chutney or any sweet spicy sauce. Even you can serve this tikkis without adding onion- garlic during the days of navaratris as falahar recipes.

Amaranth can be named a super-cereal, as it is very rich in nutrients. It’s also known for its high concentration of proteins, vitamins, essential amino acids and minerals.

Amaranth Kebabs| Protein Rich Amaranth Tikkis

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4
Category: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Cooking Method: Pan Fry

2 Cups Amaranth or Chaulai Seeds
4 Cups Water or Vegetable Broth
2 Tbsps. Olive Oil
1 Tsp. Ginger Garlic Paste
2 Green Chilies, Finely Chopped
1/2 Cup Onion, Chopped
1 Cup Boiled Potato, Mashed
1/2 Cup Carrot & Capsicum, Finely Chopped
Salt to Taste
Red Chili Powder to Taste
Pepper Powder to Taste
1/2 Tsp. Amchoor Powder/ Raw Mango Powder
1/2 Tsp. Coriander Powder
2 Tbsps. Coriander Leaves, Chopped
Bread Crumbs or Panko
Oil for Pan Frying

Boil the vegetable broth or water with salt and oil on medium flame.
When water starts boiling, add the amaranth seeds and stir well.
Cover the pan and let it simmer for 20 minutes or till to water absorbs on low flame. After cooked, keep aside.
In another pan, add 1 Tbsp. Oil, sauté garlic paste, green chilies and onion till to translucent.
Add chopped capsicum, carrot and saute 2 minutes.
Then add mashed potatoes, spices and mix it gently.
Remove from the heat and keep aside to cool at room temperature.
Combine the cooked amaranth with vegetable masala mixture.
Add chopped coriander also. Make equal sized round shaped kebabs and keep aside in plate.
Combine cornflour, salt and water in small bowl and make running paste.
In separate plate keep bread crumbs ready.
Now dip the kebabs or tikkis in cornflour mixture and then coat them in breadcrumbs.
Heat the 2 tbsps. oil in pan on medium flame, pan fry them till to golden and crisp.
Serve hot amaranth kebabs with mint chutney.

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  1. This is surely a protein packed kebabs Preeti..very nicely done..btw I like the new layout, looks much neater!

  2. Amaranth kebabs looks so inviting.. And the crispy outer crust makes me drool for some kebabs!! Yummy share..

  3. Kebabs look absolutely gorgeous , very crunchy and protein packed . Love the ingredients going in there . Bookmarking !

  4. Very healthy kebab. I am so intrigued by the amaranth grains. Need to get my hands on it soon.

  5. The kebabs look so tempting. I recently bought a pack of amaranth seeds with no idea of what to make. This looks like a great place to Begin!

  6. Kebabs with super cereal aka Amaranth seeds looks extremely fabulous, have to hunt for this seeds now here.

  7. These innovative kebabs look so yum Preeti. Will look for amarnath in my place. Haven't tried it yet.

  8. Delicious tikki/kababs Preeti. Now I seriously have to look for amarnath.

  9. I am loving all your amaranth recipes. Those kebabs looks so tempting.

  10. hmmm the ingredient list has so many veggies. A healthy and filling snack. - Anlet Prince ( )

  11. Kebabs work out well as an evening snack especially if you avoid deep frying. Nice recipe preeti

  12. Wow, kebabs with amaranth... they look so delicious.

  13. very healthy and filling snack. You have a wonderful list of amaranth recipes.

  14. Healthy and guilt free snack,never knew so many dishes can be made with amaranthus seeds.


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