Navaratri 2021: How To Make Shakarkandi Tikki, A Vrat-Friendly Snack


Navaratri is finally here! As we all know, this nine-day festival is celebrated by worshipping the nine avatars of Goddess Durga. On the second day, we worship Goddess Durga’s avatar Maa Brahmacharini. If you are fasting and looking for some easy yet delectable vrat-friendly dishes, then we have something special for you. Here we give you the recipe of sweet potao tikki. Also known as shakarkandi tikki, this is a delicious vrat-friendly snack doesn’t use any salt, atta, onion or garlic! This recipe makes sweet and spicy tikkis that can be the perfect tea time snack.

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Eat this tikki with chutney.

How To Make Sweet Potato Tikki | Shakarkandi Tikki recipe:

The recipe for this tikki is very easy. Stary by roasting sweet potatoes in the oven till they are cooked through and soft. Peel the sweet potatoes and mash them with a potato masher. Add ginger-garlic paste, kuttu atta, chaat masala, dry mango powder (amchur powder), cumin powder, chilli powder, garam masala and rock salt to the mashed sweet potatoes. Mix till the ingredients have completely combined. Take a scoop of batter and shape it into a tikki. Pan-fry the tikki till it brown from both sides. The sweet potato tikki is ready!

Click here for the step-by-step recipe of Sweet Potato Tikki.

Pro Tip: If you are looking for an easier method of cooking then you can even bake these tikkis in the oven. And if you don’t want to use oil, you can also cook it in the air fryer.

Sounds easy, right? What are you waiting for?! Recreate the recipe this Navaratri and you will enjoy spicy and tasty tikkis for your evening snack.


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