Aloo tikki are bite-sized potato patties, quite versatile in their use. Can be had with sweet and sour chutneys, add a generous helping of chole on top to create Aloo Chole chat, or put them between burger breads and enjoy a spicy Indian burger. Easy to make and delicious to consume!



Preparation Time: 20 mins Cooking Time: 15 mins
Ingredients: Method:
  • 4 potatoes, boiled
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin coriander powder (dhana jeera powder)
  • 1 tsp amchur powder
  • 2 tbsp cornflour (can also use bread crumbs as a binding agent)
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • salt to taste
  • Mash the potatoes so no lumps remain
  • take a large bowl,  add the mashed potatoes
  • add ginger
  • add chillies
  • add cumin coriander (dhana jeera) powder
  • add amchur powder
  • add cornflour
  • add turmeric powder
  • add garam masala
  • add salt to taste
  • now grease a plate and your hands lightly
  • mix the potatoes and added ingredients with your greased hands. Take a bite-sized chunk, roll into a ball  and press into tikki or patty shapes and place on greased plate 
  • heat oil in a shallow pan
  • add tikkis one by one in pan
  • fry completely from one side. Check occasionally by gently lifting. Tikkis should be golden-brown in colour. Flip them over once colour is achieved
  • check colour of other side after 1 min. This side cooks faster than the first
  • drain excess oil by side of pan
  • shift the tikkis on a plate with paper towel
  • aloo tikkis are ready!

Enjoy with savoury chutneys, or with some chole! 

Experiment with an eggplant cutlet recipe here


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