Boiled Egg – Bread Tikkis - A tasty shallow fried evening snack , made of boiled egg, whole wheat bread slices and spice powders. Best with Tomato ketchup or a plain snack with tea / coffee..
Serves: 2 - 3
2 boiled eggs, grated or finely chopped
2 whole wheat bread slices
1 onion (small size), very finely chopped (2 tablespoons very finely chopped onion)
2 tablespoons coriander leaves, finely chopped (or a mix of mint and coriander leaves)
3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/ 4 teaspoon amchur powder ( dried mango powder )
½ teaspoon garam masala powder
1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
2 tablespoon oil
Immerse each bread slice in water for 15 seconds. Squeeze out and discard water. Break bread into tiny pieces. In a bowl, mix bread and all other ingredients except oil and make a soft dough. Make 5 tikkis about 2¾ inch/7 cm in diameter, ½ inch/1.3 cm thick (or normal tikkis / like parippu vada).
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a frying pan (tawa). Arrange tikkis and fry on a low heat for 8 - 10 minutes till golden color on each side. Sprinkle remaining oil when frying other side. Fry until golden color on both the sides. Serve hot with tomato ketchup.