Broccoli Tikki (Write For Us Contest Entry - 104)

In the world of healthy vegetables, broccoli occupies the special status of being one of the most nu...

In the world of healthy vegetables, broccoli occupies the special status of being one of the most nutritious vegetables around. So this recipe makes a nutritional variety of tikkis which is normally made. This cheesy and crunchy delicacy is sure to steal the hearts of both young and old alike. These tikkis stuffed with mozzarella cheese gives a healthy twist which kids would love to have.

    For Tikkis:
  • Grated Broccoli - Three-Fourth cup
  • Oil - 2 teaspoons
  • Onions - Half cup(finely chopped)
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 2 teaspoons
  • Green Chilies - 1 tablespoon(finely chopped)
  • Red Chili powder - Half teaspoon
  • Cumin powder - Half teaspoon
  • Potatoes - Half cup(boiled, peeled and mashed)
  • Bread Crumbs - One and half tablespoons
  • Salt - As per taste
  • For Stuffing:
  • Mozzarella Cheese - 4 tablespoons(grated)
  • Other Ingredients:
  • Oil - For greasing and cooking(shallow frying)
  • Tomato Ketchup - As required


Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan. Add the onions and saute on medium flame for 1-2 mins. Add the garlic and green chilies, mix well and saute on medium flame for 4-5 mins. Add the broccoli and salt, mix well and saute on a medium flame for 4-5 mins, while stirring occasionally.

Add chili powder and cumin powder to the mixture. Remove from flame, transfer to a bowl and allow it to cool completely. Once cooled, add the potatoes and mix well.

Shape each tikki into flat rounds. Press a little in the centre of each round to make a depression. Place very little cheese stuffing in the centre of each round and roll again to make a flat round tikki.

Coat the tikkis with breadcrumbs.

Grease the tava using oil and cook the tikkis using the remaining oil till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.

Serve hot.

Serving Options:

Serve the Broccoli Tikki with tomato ketchup or green chutney.
You can use them as burger patties and also make broccoli tikki chaat .

Contributed By: Manjula Bharath


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  1. I've been away for a long time but your still the great cook I used to know :)


    1. Hey Petro! How are you dear? How is Ellie?
      Thanks for your sweet comment but this recipe is a part of contest sent by Manjula and she is a great cook too!
      Give Ellie lots of love from my side :)

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  3. Wow dear well made :) looks so cheesy and yum!!


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