Mint Masoor Tikki is an interesting combination of fresh mint leaves and masoor dal. You can eat them as evening snacks to satiate your hunger pangs while also receiving the goodness of protein and iron. Try this diabetic-friendly mint masoor tikki recipe to cut down on your calories.
Is masoor good for diabetes? Being rich in dietary fiber, masoor keeps you fuller for a longer time. This ultimately keeps you away from binge eating. Its complex carbs & low GI are helpful for diabetics in keeping their sugar level fluctuations in control. Moreover, mint comes with its own set of health benefits & adds a fresh, distinct, & aromatic flavor to the cutlets.
Mint Masoor Tikki Recipe
- Whole masoor (red lentils)- ¼ cup
- Finely chopped mint leaves finely chopped- ¼ cup
- Coriander leaves- ¼ cup
- Finely chopped onion- ½
- Ginger-green chili paste- 1 teaspoon
- Roasted jeera powder- ½ teaspoon
- Whole wheat bread crumbs- 2 teaspoons
- Salt to taste
How to prepare:
- Clean, wash and soak masoor overnight.
- Drain it in the morning.
- Put two cups of water in masoor dal and cook it till the daal is slightly overcooked.
- Drain any excess water from the lentils and coarsely grind or pound with a mortar pestle.
- Add the rest of the ingredients to the lentil paste and mix gently.
- Divide the mixture into 6 portions and make round tikkis.
- Heat a nonstick pan and add 1 tsp oil.
- Cook tikkis on high heat till browned on both sides.
- Serve this delicious recipe with green chutney to enhance its taste.
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