Rajma Tikki {savoury Cutlets Made from Red Kidney Beans}

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This makes a nutritious snack for school going kids or hubby :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add salt and cook the kidney beans in the same water in which they were soaked overnight. More water may be added if needed. Cook until tender.
  2. Drain well, cool and pat on clean kitchen paper towels.
  3. Mince or mash the kidney beans.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients, except oil and knead to make a dough.
  5. Divide the dough into 8 portions.
  6. Heat oil in a wok.
  7. Deep fry one cutlet first in the oil until golden.
  8. If it opens up, add a little more cornflour and knead the mixture well.
  9. Then, shape into cutlets and deep fry in the oil.
  10. Drain on a clean kitchen paper towel.
  11. Sprinkle cumin powder and chat masala powder on the cutlets.
  12. Garnish with carrot, beetroot and capsicum juliennes and onion slices.
  13. Serve hot with the ketchup or chutneys.
  14. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

Charishma,I have used the same combination,with the addition of onions,ginger and garlic pastes.I use this mixture tp make burger patties for my husband.Indeed a very good recipe.I donot deep fry it though,just coat in milk and dry breadcrumbs and put it on a flat griddle to brwon on boh sides.

sweetybaby August 10, 2006