Oats - Dalia heart shaped cutlets

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Oats - Dalia heart shaped cutlets


Oats-Dalia heart shaped cutlets/tikki is my innovative version of incorporating dalia with oats to make a delicious and healthy snack. It is different, must try recipe

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cups oats roasted and powdered

  • 1 cups fine daliya

  • 1 cups milk

  • 1 cups water

  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste

  • 1 tsp pav bhaji masala

  • 1 tsp ghee

  • 2 nos bread slices crushed

  • 2 tsp cashew nuts or pea nuts, powdered

  • 1 tsp green chillies, finely chopped

  • 1 tsp ginger- garlic paste

  • 1 nos small onion finely chopped

  • 1 nos small carrot grated

  • 1 nos small capsicum finely chopped

  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, to taste

  • 2 tbsp oats for covering

  • 2 tsp for the slurry : refined flour

  • 2 tsp milk


  • Add ghee in a kadhai, and roast the daliya for 2 minutes on low flame until you get the aroma, but daliya should not change colour.
  • Add oats powder, salt, water and milk to the dalia and keep on stirring continuously until a chapati like dough is formed.
  • Take it out in a wide plate and let it cool down to room temperature.
  • Add crumbled bread, carrot, capsicum, powdered nuts, pav bhaji masala and the dry spices and mix thoroughly.
  • Now take big lemon sized dough and make cutlets of heart shape.
  • You can shape it like cylinders, tikki, hearts, ellipse or leave it like round balls.
  • In the mean time warm the refined oil in a deep pan.
  • Make a thin batter/slurry of refined flour and water in a small bowl. Spread oats on a plate.
  • Dip each cutlet in this batter and then roll in the oats and then deep fry it in warm oil on medium heat till golden brown, turning occasionally.
  • Serve hot crispy Oats- daliya hearts with ketchup and green chutney Yummmyyyy...