Tikri is one of the sweets made during weddings in Bihar. As per the wedding rituals the bride takes this yummy sweet to her in-laws house. Isn't it endearing. Chef Ajay Chopra shares Tikri's recipe.

- Indian


- 1-2

Cooking Time

-20-30 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10-15 Min


  • Oil for frying
  • 1 cup gram flour batter
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1 tbsp fennel powder
  • 2 tbsp hot oil
  • Oil for frying
  • For Garnish: Chopped Pistachios


  1. 1

    In a heated pan add oil, gram flour batter to prepare boondi until it turns dark brown.
  2. 2

    In a saucepan add sugar, water and let it melt to form a thick syrup.
  3. 3

    In a bowl add boondi, gram flour, fennel powder, hot oil and prepare a thick dough.
  4. 4

    Make small balls of the dough and deep fry it in the oil until it turns golden brown.
  5. 5

    Add the fried tikri in sugar syrup and let it cook.
  6. 6

    For plating, add oil in a plate, and place the tikri.
  7. 7

    Garnish it with chopped pistachios and Tikri is ready to serve.
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Chef Ajay Chopra is a master of progressive Indian cuisine. During his stint in the UK, he was voted one of the eight best Indian chefs of London. Not only has he helped change the perception of Indian cuisine in the proverbial West, he has earned a huge fanbase for his contemporary take of traditional Indian dishes. Chopra has also been a judge on MasterChef India, and has anchored some of LF’s most successful shows.

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