Aloo Palak and Peas tikkis or cutlets are very nutritious and a sure hit with kids too!! Potatoes have potassium and a large amount of carbohydrates and fibers.. spinach n peas has lots of iron and vitamins..It is a hearty snack and goes great with coffee/tea as well!
2 Medium sized Potatoes
1 small bunch of spinach or palak
1/2 cup green peas [fresh/frozen]
Freshly chopped coriander
Green Chillies - 2 to 3 in No.
Coriander powder - 1 to 2 tsp
Jeera or Cumin Powder - 1tsp
Chat masala - 1 tsp
Red chilli powder / paprika - as per taste
Black Salt or Sendha Namak [Optional]
Processed Cheese - 2 Triangles [Optional]
Salt to taste
Bread Crumbs / Fine Sooji
Cashew for decoration
HOW TO MAKE:
Boil, Peel and grate the potatoes and keep it aside.
Blanch the spinach in hot water for a min max. Cool it under running water. Dry it and chop fine.
Add chopped spinach, coarsely mashed peas, fresh coriander, chillies finely chopped, break the cheese into the mixture and add above mentioned dry masala powders and mix well.
Roll it into small to medium sized balls and pat it in the middle of the palm to form flat cutlets or tikkis.
Now take bread crumbs or fine semolina or sooji in a plate.. take the flattened tikkis and roll it completely over the crumbs so that it coats the cutlets all over. Place a cashew on top to decorate on each tikki.
Take a fry pan and add 1tbsp oil and place the tikkis to cook over medium flame for about 2-3mins each side. Fry till they become golden brown. Once done , place it on paper tissues to drain excess oil.
Sprinkle some chat masala on the top and Serve hot with mint and yogurt dip/chutney or good old tomato ketchup!