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Kulith and Shakarkand ki Tikki

Horse Gram and Sweet Potato Patties (Kulith and Shakarkand ki Tikki)

Horse Gram and Sweet Potato Patties is a delicious party snack or a lunch box idea that can be enjoyed as is or as a patties for your burger.
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Course: Appetizer, Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Dal, Garlic, Horse Gram, Onion, PartyFood, Sweet Potato, Vegan
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Soaking & Resting Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 40 minutes
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre


  • 2 Cup Soaked and Boiled Kulith Dal / Horse Gram
  • 1 Cup Sweet Potato boiled.
  • 1/4 Cup Bread Crumbs (From 2 bread slices)
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/2 medium Size Onion
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 3 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilly powder
  • 1/4 inch Turmeric root / 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for shallow frying.


  • Clean, Rinse and Soak the Kulith Dal in enough water for 8-10 hours or overnight.
  • After 8-10 hours drain the water, and rinse again.
  • Pressure cook or boil it with some salt until done.
  • Let this cool completely.
  • In a food processor add the dal and all the remaining ingredients except bread crumbs and oil.
  • Coarsely mix the above mixture.
  • Add the bread crumbs and give it a quick mix.
  • If the mixture appears too wet let it sit in refrigerator for 30-40 minutes.
  • Take a lime size of mixture in hand and make a round shape or as desired.
  • Shallow fry this until golden brown on both the sides.
  • Serve it with chutney of your choice.


  • 1 teaspoon = 5 ml, 1 tablespoon=15 ml, 1 Cup=235 ml
  • Onion and garlic are optional.
  • Spices can be adjusted as per taste.
  • Instead of bread one can use rice flour or Bengal gram flour.
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