Learn how to make falahari pahadi tikka (Vrat Recipe) Ever heard of a tikka recipe that can be indulged during a fast? JOOS Food brings to you pahadi tikka that can be enjoyed even when one is fasting. Farali pahadi tikka is a unique fasting recipe in which raw banana, sweet potato, and paneer are marinated in mint & coriander mixture. Mostly potato is the main ingredient of a fasting recipe, but we have made this recipe healthy by using healthier vegetables in replacement to potatoes. Shravan is just around the corner & farali pahadi tikka is a perfect savory recipe that can be enjoyed for lunch or any time of the day to keep you satiated and energetic. This recipe can be made during any fasting month like Shravan, Navratri or Navratras and also during Janmashtami. Please try this yummy recipe and post your feedback. If you like the recipe then feel free to subscribe to our channel for new healthy mouth-wateringly tasty Indian recipes every week.


Green Marinade

  • 1/2 cup fresh hung curd
  • 1/2 cup chopped mint
  • 1 cup chopped coriander
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 green chillies
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • rock salt to taste

Other Ingredients

  • 200 gm paneer cut into 1" cubes
  • 150 gm raw banana parboiled cut into 1" cubes
  • 150 gm sweet potato cut into 1" cubes and parboiled
  • 1 tbsp oil


  1. Grind ingredients under marinade to a smooth paste except for curd.
  2. Transfer the paste to a bowl and mix the curd in it.
  3. Marinate the veggies and paneer with this paste and keep aside for an hour.
  4. Thread one piece each of the paneer, sweet potato, and banana onto a toothpick.
  5. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make more tikkas.
  6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the tikkas on a medium flame, using oil, till the paneer and vegetables are light brown in color from all sides.
  7. Serve immediately.

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