Upwas Tikki

By Chef Kanchan A

Preparation Time : 3 Hrs

Tags: Maharashtrian


Serves 6 pcs

Ayurveda says that the body needs a detox once in a while to cleanse the body.

About the Dish

Upwas Tikki, also known as samak tikki, is a fasting delicacy for people during days like Navratri and consists of bhagar, potatoes, and singhara (water chestnut). These ingredients combine to make it a healthy dish and fasting days. Upwas tikki is very nutritious because of its ingredients and even though fried, it contains less oil. Water chestnuts help in controlling blood pressure, helps fight sleeplessness, and has low calories. Bhagar is rich in fibre and is gluten free, which makes this easy to add in your diet.

How to Eat

Ideally, the tikki should be enjoyed hot with some curd (dahi). The tikki will be crispy on outside and soft on the inside, and can be eaten at lunch or as a snack, or even for breakfast. It is not very spicy and uses less oil to cook.

About the Chef

Chef Kanchan A