Broccoli moong oats tikkis

Cutlets or tikkis are tempting and super easy to make and a very popular snack. This is south indian style easy version without the stuffing. They are crispy from outside and soft from inside.

Binding agent is very important to make these cutlets. These are made without cornflour, eggs and potatoes. Whenever you say cutlets, undoubtedly aloo tikkis come to mind.  But, these  tikkis without the aloo tastes really good. Tomato ketchup is more than enough for a dip.

Some may not enjoy oats on a daily basis but, when you make tikkis combining all these ingredients, your family will somehow love it. Summer is very hot in Chennai. Kids returning from school would love to sip some juice. So, I serve evening snack with a fruit juice for my kids. It is so filling and healthy as well.

Oats are usually used in diet recipes. This recipe is full of nutrients with broccoli, green moong dal and oats. Do try these healthy cutlets for your family and let me know the feedback.

PREP TIME : 30 minutes

COOK TIME : 15 minutes

CUISINE : international

COURSE : snacks

YIELD : 10 tikkis


Broccoli florets – 200 gm

Cooked green moong dal – 1/2 cup

Multigrain oats -1cup

Carrot – 1no.

Ginger garlic paste – 2 tsp

Garam masala powder – 1 tsp

Red chilli powder – 1/4 tsp

Chilli flakes – 1/2 tsp

Salt as required

Bread crumbs – 3 tsps

Ground nut oil for frying


In a mixer jar add cleaned broccoli florets, carrots and cooked moong dal and grind them coarse.

Take a mixing bowl add the coarsely ground mixture, oats powder (powder oats using mixer jar), ginger garlic paste, garam masala powder, red chilli powder, red chilli flakes, bread crumbs and salt as required.

Mix everything well to combine.

If you find it difficult to combine, can add more bread crumbs. Just pulse 2 bread slices in mixer jar and add this to combine.

Make balls and flatten them. Refrigerate them for an hour.

I haven’t coated them with bread crumbs as the tikkis are well combined.

After an hour, heat ground nut oil in a pan and fry the tikkis to golden brown on either sides.

Now the tikkis are done. Serve them with tomato ketchup for evening snacks.


You can use any oats of your choice.

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