Oats Tikki with Tangy Green Chutney

Oats is easy to cook as it does not take much time or prep work. It is usually consumed in the form of a porridge which involves boiling of milk or water and adding oats to it along with sugar or salt. But this recipe gets a little drab and boring after a while. So, for variety, oats are incorporated into muffins, soups and milkshakes

The recipe that we bring to you today is the Oats Tikki. It is a play on the classic and much popular street food called Aloo Tikki. It is made with paneer and grated carrots to give the oats an extra boost of nutrition and flavor.

Ingredients For the Chutney

Chopped mint leaves- ½ cups 

Chopped coriander-1/4 cups 

Chopped onions- 2 tbsp 

Lemon juice- ½ tbsp 

Sugar- a pinch 

Green chillies- 2 nos 

Salt to taste

For the Oats Tikki 

Quick cooking oats- 1 cup 

Paneer- ¼ cup 

Grated carrot- ¼ cup 

Cooked and mashed potatoes- ½ cup 

Coriander leaves chopped- 2 tbsp 

Lemon juice- 1 tsp 

Ginger and green chilli paste- 1 ½ tsp 

Chilli powder- 1 tsp 

Garam masala powder- ½ tsp 

Aamchoor Powder- 1 tsp

Milk- 1 tbsp 

Quick rolled oats ( to crumb the tikkis)- 1 tbsp 

Salt to taste

Method 

For the Green Chutney

Take the chutney jar of your mixer-grinder.

Add the entire ingredient list mentioned for the green chutney to the jar. 

Grind the ingredients to a fine paste. 

You may add a little water to adjust the consistency to your liking. 

Remove the prepared chutney into a bowl. 

Refrigerate until ready to serve. 

For the Oats Tikki

Take a large mixing bowl and add the oats to it. 

To the oats, now add the grated panneer and the grated carrots.

Mix it well with your hands. 

Add the potatoes to the mixture and mix it all very well. 

You may add a little water to wet the mixture. 

Continue to mix the mixture with your hands till it is well combined. Now, use your greased hands to pinch some mixture and make a ball. 

Flatten this ball to make tikkis or pattice. 

Repeat the process with the rest of the mixture. 

Now take a flat tawa and drizzle it with oil. 

Take one of the tikkis and dip it into the milk. 

Now, roll the tikki in the oats until well covered. 

Place the tikkis on the tawa one by one. 

Roast the tikkis on the both sides by flipping them gently.

When the tikkis turn a light golden brown, remove them from the tawa Serve the oats tikkis warm with chilled green chutney.