Diabetes Health

Oats Tikki

Oats tikki are a good source of vitamins like B1, B5, folate, minerals like manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc. High in fibre, oats tikki makes a great mid-afternoon snack. You can enjoy the tikkis with your favourite dip.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Serving: Makes 5 tikkis


  • ½ cup oats
  • ½ cup white chickpeas (kabuli chana)
  • 1 tbsp mint leaves (pudina), finely chopped
  • 1 tsp green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger, finely chopped
  • Salt as per taste


  1. Clean, wash and soak the kabuli chana Chana
  2. Drain, add 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles or until the chana is cooked.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Drain out all the excess water and keep the kabuli chana,
  5. Cook oats in hot water.
  6. Combine the cooked oats, kabuli chana, mint leaves, green chillies, ginger and salt and blend in a mixer to a coarse paste.
  7. Divide the mixture into 8 to 10 equal portions and shape each portion into round, flat tikki.
  8. Pan fry on a non-stick or bake them in an oven for oil free tikkis.

Nutritive value per tikki:

  • Energy: 6 kcal
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 2 g
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Fibre: 2 g

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