Learn how to make chole tikki (Low Calorie) Everybody is a fan of lip-smacking Chole Tikki but tend to avoid it due to the calories JOOS Food brings to you a healthy variation of this mouth-watering recipe by replacing potato with raw bananas and reducing the amount of oil used in frying the tikkis. This delicious low-calorie recipe can make for a great evening snack or a party snack for people who are health conscious. This flavorful recipe consists of raw banana patty topped with spicy chole, tangy chutney, yogurt and a little sprinkle of chat masala to savor your taste buds. This recipe is also known as tikki chaat, chickpea chaat, no potato tikki chaat The iron, phosphate, calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, and vitamin K in chickpeas all contribute to building and maintaining bone structure and strength. Raw bananas are rich in fibre. Eating fibrous foods helps you keep full for longer and thus reduce appetite. People on a weight loss regime can include raw bananas in their diet as it curbs hunger and also prevents snacking on unhealthy food. So next time you crave for #chaat you know which recipe to go for 😉 Please try this yummy recipe and post your feedback.

Chole Tikki


  • For The Chole
  • 1 cup soaked white chickpeas
  • 2 cloves
  • 1- inch cinnamon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp dried mango powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 cup tomato puree
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • For The Tikkis
  • 1 1/2 cup boiled raw banana
  • 1/2 cup boiled green peas
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp nigella seeds
  • 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup cornflour to roll the tikkis
  • 1 tsp dried mango powder
  • 2 tsp oil for greasing and cooking
  • Other Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup whisked curd
  • 5 tsp green chutney
  • 5 tbsp sweet chutney
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 2 tbsp chat masala
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion


  1. For the chole
  2. Boil the chickpeas with salt, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf and peppercorns till cooked
  3. Heat oil in a kadhai and add the onions and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the coriander-cumin powder, chilli powder, dried mango powder, garam masala and mix well.
  5. Add tomato puree, kabuli chana, salt, and pepper, mix well and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, add 1 1/2 cups water and lightly mash it with a potato masher once in between.
  6. Cook for 15 minutes or till the chickpeas is cooked. Keep aside.
  7. For the tikkis
  8. Heat oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds and nigella seeds.
  9. When the seeds crackle, add the green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  10. Transfer the tempering into a deep bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  11. Divide the mixture into 10 equal portions and roll round flat tikki.
  12. Heat a non-stick pan, grease it with a little oil, place the tikkis on it and cook till they turn golden brown in color from both the sides. Keep aside.
  13. How to proceed
  14. Place 2 tikkis on a serving plate and spread a portion of the chole evenly over it.
  15. Spread 2 tbsp curds, 1 tsp green chutney, and 1 tbsp sweet chutney.
  16. Add onion, coriander and a pinch of chat masala and serve.

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