Kathal Tikka Recipe

Kathal Tikka is a delicious recipe of jackfruit, sour curd, gram flour and few spices. This vegetarian tikka is a great appetizer, specially for the vegetarians.Kathal Tikka

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4-5


  • 1/2 kg jackfruit (kathal)
  • 1 cup sour curd (dahi / yogurt)
  • 2 tbsp bengal gram flour (besan)
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp ginger paste
  • 6-8 green chillies chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

How to make Kathal (Jackfruit) Tikka:

  1. Cut the jackfruit into small pieces and keep aside.
  2. Heat up a pressure cooker and add 1 tbsp of oil.
  3. When the oil is hot enough, then add green chillies, ginger, garlic, onions and jackfruit.
  4. Mix well and add curd, salt and vinegar.
  5. Add 1 cup of water, cover the pressure cooker and wait for 4 whistles.
  6. Allow the jackfruit mixture to cool aside and then pour it into the blender.
  7. Grind to a medium thick and mix with the besan.
  8. Now make tikkis of the above mixture.
  9. Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan and deep fry all tikkis.
  10. Serve them hot with green coriander chutney and tomato sauce.
  11. You can fry these tikkis on hot griddle (tawa) as well.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here