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Soya Mint Tikkis

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The soy mint tikkis are snacky indian preparations that are usually served with spicy chutneys. Made with chickepeas, soy nuggets, flavored with chopped mint, green chillies and ginger, the tikkis are cooked to a golden brown and served immediately.This is a special low sugar recipe great for diabetics as well as for people on low carb diet. Adapted from the Lantus book of recipes.
  Chickpeas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), boiled and drained
  Nuggets 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped mint 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped green chilies 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste

Soak soya nuggets in hot water for 10 to 15 minutes.
Drain and squeeze out all the water.
Blend together Kabuli chana, soya nuggets and mint in a blender to get a smooth paste.
Add green chillies, ginger and salt, and mix well.
Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions and shape it into round, flat tikkis.
Cook them on a non stick pan using a little oil till both sides are golden brown.
Serve hot with a chutney of your choice.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 189 Calories from Fat 73

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.7%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%

Sodium 231.5 mg9.6%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.7%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 9 g18.4%

Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 8.8%

Calcium 4.2% Iron 11.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Soya Mint Tikkis Recipe