Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Beetroot Tikki an Award & Meme

A mixture of beetroot and potatoes shaped into tikkis and shallow fried with its wonderful colour is a very tasty and mouthwatering tea time snacks on rainy days....

1cup beetroot boiled and mashed
3 medium potatoes boiled and mashed
1tbsp oil + for shallow fry
1 medium onion chopped finely
salt to taste
1/2 tbsp red chilli powder
1 tbsp lemon juice

1. Heat 1tbsp oil in a pan add onion and fry till light golden brown. Add beetroot, salt and fry till moisture evaporates. Add red chilli powder and mix.
2. Add lemon juice and mix.
3. Add beetroot mixture to potatoes & mix. Cool and chill in the refrigerator for half and hour.
4. Heat oil on a tawa. Grease your hands with a little water and make tikkis from the beetroot mixture. Shallow fry on both sides on the tawa till cooked.
5. Serve hot with any chutney or ketchup.

This is my entry for the sunshinemom event of Food in Colour event

Now the Award... thanks a lot dear Sowmya... I feel honoured with this award...

Now I would like to pass this to Vidya, Neha, Sunshinemom & Purva

Happy blogging friends
And now coming to Meme
Priti has passed me this cute The Booky Meme.

The rules of the tag are as follows:* Pick up the nearest book* Open to page 123* Find the 5th sentence* Post the next three sentences* Tag 5 people and acknowledge the person who tagged you

Ok here it goes.. the nearest book is 'How to Maximize your child's learning ability' and on page 123, 5th Sentence is "Christopher enjoys the role of observer."

1. He is fascinated by the interactions and play of other children.
2. But remains on the sidelines as though unsure of how to join in their games.
3.Christopher's gross motor skills are about average for his age.

And I'm passing it to

Priyanka, Sukanya, Srilekha, Pooja & Rashmi


notyet100 said...

tikki looks good...thnks for taggin,..will do it soon..:-)

A_and_N said...

Lovely tikkis! nice idea to add beetroots. They add color besides flavor :) And congrats on the award.

easycrafts said...

Beetroot tikki is a nice idea..I have a small treat for you here...http://simpleindianfood.blogspot.com/2008/08/masala-puri-with-moong.html

Purva Desai said...

Beetroot, source of Iron, will try this healthy tikkis for sure...
Congrats on receiving the award, you deserve it babes and thanks for considering me worth for the award....

Priti said...

Tikki looking so gud and healthy....Congrat's for the awards :)

Suma Rajesh said...

cngrates on ur awards..beetroot is nice way t serve as tikki..good idea..looks attractive and inviting..

Purva Desai said...

You ve a Friendship to be cherished on my blog....grab it..

Sukanya said...

Nice to know more about you thanks to the tag and the Beetroot Tikki looks yum. I think this is a colorful and yummy starter and nutritious thanks to the beetroot.

SriLekha said...

added u to my blogroll and do participate in the event going in my blog.

Neha said...

nice tikkkis, even i always add beetroot while making veg cutlets, gives such a nice colour, (can check in my blog too).
Congrats for ur award and thanx a lot for passing it to me.... :)

Vidhya said...

Beetroot tikki looks yummy. Thanks for the award

Sunshinemom said...

I never add beetroot to aloo though they are so healthy!! I feel terribly guilty now:) Would you like to send it over to my event in red? I would be happy to see it there!! I am so houred that you consider my site 'beautiful'! Congrats and thank you! That book must have been informative!

sunshinemom said...

Thank you!

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