How to make Palak Tikki -

Spinach and potato mixture shaped into tikkis, shallow fried and served on toasted bread.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Spinach (पालक), Brown Bread Slices (ब्राउन ब्रेड स्लाइस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters


Palak Tikki

Palak Tikki Recipe Card


Hindi: palak
Treasure house of vitamins and minerals, spinach must be included in the week's menu. The usage can be varied: chopped spinach leaves cooked with potatoes is a semi-wet vegetable with rotis, a few spinach leaves thrown in with mixed vegetables and turned into a soup is lovely on a cold winter night, chopped and blanched spinach makes a different sort of raita, spinach puree can be used in cutlets or kababs, the list goes on.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Palak Tikki Recipe

  • Spinach blanched 20-30

  • Brown Bread Slices 6

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled 2 medium

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • A few iceberg lettuce leaves

  • Cherry tomatoes 6

  • Tomato ketchup as required

  • Cheese slices 2-3


Step 1

Chop spinach in a chopper and put into a bowl.

Step 2

Break 3 bread slices and crumble in the chopper

Step 3

Grate the potatoes into the bowl with spinach and mix. Add salt, cumin powder and breadcrumbs and mix with hand.

Step 4

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Shape the mixture into small round tikkies.

Step 5

Place a small cutter over 3 bread slices and cut small rounds.

Step 6

Place the tikki on one side of the pan and shallow-fry. On the other side of the pan place the bread roundels and toast.

Step 7

Cut lettuce leaves into small squares. Halve cherry tomatoes.

Step 8

Switch off the heat from under the pan. Line up the bread roundels on the table top. Place a drop of tomato ketchup on each and top it with a piece of lettuce.

Step 9

Place a tikki over the lettuce.

Step 10

Cut cheese into small squares and place a square on each tikki. Place a tomato piece on top and pierce a toothpick through all the layers.

Step 11

Arrange the tikkis on a serving plate and serve.

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