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Spinach Kale Tikkis

A delicious and nutritious snack/appetizer for kids and grown-ups.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American, Grown-Ups, Indian, Kids, Toddler Food
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16 tikkis
Author Deepika Haldankar

You Need:

  • 2 Big Potatoes (boiled)
  • 2 cups of Baby Spinach Leaves
  • 2 cups of Kale Leaves
  • 1 cup Mixed Vegetables carrots, french beans, corn, peas (steamed)
  • 1 cup Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 3 to 4 Black Peppercorns
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 inch Ginger piece
  • 2 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 2 tsp Basil leaves (chopped or dried Basil leaves)
  • 1 tsp Dried Thyme
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Salt and black pepper for seasoning
  • A Little oil to brush the tikis for color.

How To Make It:

  1. Start with washing spinach and kale leaves well.
  2. In a microwave-safe container, add spinach, kale, bay leaf, a pinch of sugar (to retain the green color) and 1/4 cup water. Cover it and cook it for 3 mins. Keep the ice bath for ready. (Just add some ice in a bowl along with cold water)
  3. After 3 mins transfer spinach and kale into the ice bath. Keep it for 10 to 15 seconds.
  4. In a food processor, add spinach-kale leaves, basil leaves, thyme, ginger, garlic, some salt and puree it into a smooth paste. Keep it aside.
  5. In, a food processor, add steamed vegetables and black peppercorns. Puree this too into a smooth paste.
  6. In a mixing bowl add boiled potatoes, spinach-kale puree, vegetable puree, breadcrumbs, fennel seeds, mozzarella cheese and salt and pepper for seasoning
  7. Mix everything well with hand, crush the boiled potatoes. Make small tikis.
  8. Dip each tiki in panko bread crumbs and place them on a cookie sheet layered with parchment paper or silicon cookie sheet. Brush some oil on these tikis to give it a brown color while baking.