Swang Ke Chawal Ki Tikki – Fried Potato Balls

These awesome fried potato balls are crispy on the outside and soft within.
By Anamika Sharma

Swang Ke Chawal Ki Tikki - Fried Potato Balls

I have kept this recipe very simple and easy to prepare. All you need is Swang ke Chawal – Vrat ke Chawal with some boiled potatoes for binding and a few dry spices, and it’s done!

Swang Ke Chawal Ki Tikki - Fried Potato Balls
 
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These awesome fried potato balls are crispy on the outside and soft within.
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Recipe Type: Side
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • - Swang ke chawal (barnyard millet) - 1 cup
  • - Boiled Potatoes - 2
  • - Salt as per taste
  • - Cumin Seeds Powder -1/2 teaspoon
  • - Green Chillies - 1 Chopped (optional)
  • - Crushed Peanuts -1/4 cup (optional)
  • - Chopped Coriander - a little
  • - Water -1½ cups or little less
Instructions
  1. Soak swang ke chawal in water for about an hour.
  2. Take a pan, add the chawal and 11/2 cups of water and allow cooking on low flame half covered.
  3. When the water is all absorbed into the chawal and you see that the rice are cooked, switch off the flame.
  4. Let it cool for some time.
  5. Now add mashed boiled potatoes to the cooked chawal along with all the spices, green chillies and chopped coriander leaves and mix well to form tikki dough.
  6. Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying.
  7. Divide the tikki mixture in small portions and make round balls of these portions and flatten it a little.
  8. Fry till golden brown in colour on medium to high flame. Do not turn the tikki?s immediately, let them fry from one side a little and then gently turn them and fry till both the sides are golden brown in colour.
  9. Serve these hot with Aloo Sabzi or Aloo Raita.
  10. Enjoy while you fast!!!
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