Red kidney beans (rajma), Soaked, drained and boiled in plenty of water and
Ginger, finely chopped
Garlic, finely chopped
Green chillies, finely chopped
Caraway seeds (shahi jeera)
Roasted chana dal powder
Deep fried onions
Fresh mint leaves
White pepper powder
Green cardamom powder
Garam masala powder
Juice of 1 lemon
Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non stick kadai. Add ginger, garlic, cashewnuts, chironji, green chillies, caraway seeds and sauté till fragrant.
Add roasted chana dal powder and khoya and sauté for 2 minutes.
Add deep-fried onions, rajma, salt, fresh mint leaves, white pepper powder, green cardamom powder, garam masala powder and lemon juice and mix well.
Transfer this into a mixer jar, cool slightly and grind into a fine paste.
Transfer it into a bowl and mix well.Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into tikkis.
Place the tikkis in a griller, drizzle some oil. Cook, turning sides, till the tikkis are golden and crisp.
Transfer into a serving plate and serve hot.