Rawa Tikki

Low in effort, low in calories– replace starchy potatoes with semolina in this tasty tikki and stuff it with a spicy green peas filling that’s high in vitamins and fibre.It’s crunchy on the outside and spicy inside. This can be served as a starter or you can make a smaller version of the Tikki for any kind of parties.


To Be Mixed Into A Green Peas Stuffing
1/2 cup boiled coarsely crushed green peas
2 tbsp finely chopped corriender
1/2 tsp ginger green chilli paste
1/4 tsp sugar
1 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste

For The Covering
1/2 cup semolina (rawa)
1/2 tsp ginger green chilli paste
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
1/2 tsp oil for kneading


Other Ingredients
oil for deep-frying


  • Boil 1 cup of water in a deep non-stick pan.
  • Remove from the flame, add the semolina, ginger-green chilli paste, sugar and salt, and mix well so that no lumps remain.
  • Cover with a lid and keep aside for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer the mixture into a plate and keep aside to cool slightly.
  • Knead the mixture using oil to a smooth and soft dough. Cover with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Divide the dough and the stuffing into 8 equal portions and keep aside.
  • Take a portion of the dough and shape it between your palms to a make a circle.
  • Form a depression in the centre of the circle, place a portion of the stuffing and bring together the edges in the centre to seal the stuffing.
  • Roll again while pressing gently between your palms to make flat tikki.
  • Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 7 more tikkis.
  • Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry 3 tikkis at a time till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  • Repeat step 6 to make 5 more tikkis in 2 more batches.
  • Serve immediately with green chutney and tomato ketchup.



43 thoughts on “Rawa Tikki

      1. After removing from the flame add the ingredients and mix and then keep it aside covering it for approx 2-3 minutes and only after doing this steps you need to knead and make dough.


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