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Dalia Tikki - Broken Wheat Cutlet

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Dalia Tikki - Broken Wheat Cutlet make great tea-time snack, brunch or breakfast. When you have Dalia Tikkis for breakfast, you will have more energy, and you will feel satisfied the whole day. These dalia tikki (cutlets) are prepared with dalia, boiled potatoes, boiled vegetables, spices.

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What is Tikki?

Tikki is a hearty, satisfying, Indian spicy snack.

What is Dalia Tikki?

Dalia Tikkis are cutlets, which are very rich in fiber. These give you high energy, and at the same time they are very low in calories. Dalia Tikkis are healthy and nutritious. These are perfect for you, if you are weight watcher.

What is the perfect time to have these fulfilling & healthy Tikkis?

Breakfast time is excellent for Dalia Tikkis. When you have Dalia Tikkis for breakfast, you will have more energy, and you will feel satisfied the whole day.

Can I bake Dalia Tikki?

Dalia tikkis are shallow-fried, but you can also bake them in the oven. Simply brush the tikkis with oil and bake them in 175°C pre-heated oven for 25-30 minutes or until they are golden and crispy.

How do you serve Dalia Tikki?

Dalia Tikki can be eaten simply as a breakfast/snack, or you can use them as a patty for your wrap or sandwich. Dalia tikkis are very easy to make, and they have a very delightful texture and taste.

Can I make chaat with dalia tikki?

Yes, you can also make chaat with dalia tikki.

Tikki chaats are usually made with tikkis (cutlets), Chickpea Curry,  Coriander Chutney, Tamarind Chutney, onions, yogurt, and spices. These dalia tikkis can also be served as a burger patty. To make dalia tikki chaat, serve this dalia tikki along with the above ingredients.

Can I make burger with this Dalia Tikki?

Yes, it is possible to make use dalia tikki as a burger patty.

To make a burger out of this dalia tikki, you can plainly arrange this tikki on the bottom of bun, top with lettuce, cheese slice, layer with mayonnaise and tomato ketchup and served with the buns and tomato, onions and lettuce. The most incredible delicious and healthy burger is ready to serve.

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Dalia Tikki - Broken Wheat Cutlet [Recipe]

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Dalia Tikki makes great snack or breakfast. When you have Dalia Tikkis for breakfast, you will have more energy, and you will feel satisfied the whole day.
(Rating: 4.3 from 58 reviews)

Prep time 🕐 Cook time 🕐 Total time 🕐
25 mins
Category ☶ Cuisine ♨ Serves ☺
Snack Indian 8
Nutrition Info ⊛ Serving size ⊚
105 calories 1 tikki


For Dalia Tikki:
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder (lal mirch powder)
  • 1 teaspoon, ginger-garlic paste (adrak lehsun paste)
  • 1/2 cup boiled vegetables (green peas (hare matar), carrot (gajar), corn kernels (makki))
  • 1/2 cup cup boiled broken wheat (dalia)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin (jeera) powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 2 boiled potatoes (aloo), peeled & mashed
  • 2 teaspoon cilantro (coriander) leaves, chopped
  • 5 tablespoons breadcrumbs + 2 tablespoons
  • Oil/ghee for shallow frying
  • Salt as per taste


Making Dalia Tikki:
  1. Add dalia, potatoes, boiled vegetables, onions, green chilies, lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste, 5 tablespoons breadcrumbs, along with all the spices to a large mixing bowl. Mix everything well to combine.
  2. Divide the dalia mixture into 7-8 portions. Make a ball of each portion, and flatten between your palms into the shape of a small tikki/cutlet. Coat each cutlet with breadcrumbs.
  3. Heat oil in a pan over medium-heat.
  4. Shallow fry all the tikkis from both sides till they turn golden coloured and crisp.
  5. Serve hot with ketchup or Green Chutney.


  1. Feel free to add any of your favourtie veggies to this dalia tikki recipe.
  2. Bread crumbs can be replaced with fresh breadcrubs.

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