The more 'colorful' (with veggies) you make this tikki the more nutritious it will be.I also add various spices to make it more flavorful and mask the 'sulfurous' odor of cabbage.
1 cup boiled mashed potatoes
1/2 cup finely chopped cabbage
1/4th cup finely chopped carrots
1/4 cup corn kernels
1tbsp boiled black beans
1/4th cup chopped spinach
1tsp Ginger-garlic paste
1/2tsp cumin seeds
1/tsp mustard seeds
1/2tsp fennel seeds
1/4tsp Garam masala
1/4th tsp Turmeric powder
1/4tsp chili powder(use as per desired spiciness)
Plain bread crumbs for coating
Oil for shallow frying
If making burgers: Burgers buns/bread rolls
If making Mix vegetable Tikki Chaat- all the fixings for chat- Chopped onions,tomatoes,tamarind chutney/yogurt, sev etc
1) Heat 2 tsp oil,add mustard,cumin seeds. Fry the cabbage, carrots, spinach, corn till tender.Add the Ginger garlic paste,spices, potatoes, black beans, salt and fry for few minutes.
2) After cooling, roll into small 'tikkis/ Cutlets'.
3) Roll into bread crumbs and shallow fry in oil on both sides till golden brown.
4) Kids love it with Ketchup.
Serve the patties as 'mini veggie burgers' in mini bread rolls/ buns
Add Cheese and sliced cucumbers,tomatoes etc