Aloo tikki chaat

Shaheen Ali
Shaheen Ali|
Last updated on Jan 13th
Aloo Tikki Chaat is the name of a street food item made in North India and Pakistan. It is prepared by fried potato patties accompanied and brought together with yellow peas curry and garnished with spices, tamarind dip, curd and lots of onion and coriander. It can be served as a snack, a side dish or a light meal. This tongue tickling street food is a favorite of almost every Indian of any part of the country.In different regions the Chaat is called by different names... but the taste remains the same. North India specially Delhi is famous for it's Aloo tikki chaat. Even some regions in Uttar Pradesh serves some amazing chaat varieties. Though there are many varieties of chaat served in India but the common favorite and the most popular chaat that can be found at the corner of every street is Aloo tikki chaat.
  • Prep Time30Minutes
  • Cooking Time15Minutes
  • Serves4people

Recipe Ingredients

  • Boiled potatoes - 5 medium
  • Red Chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Oil - for shallow frying
  • Yellow peas curry - 2 cups
  • Taramrind chutney - 5-6 tbsp
  • Curd - 1 cup
  • Onion - 2 chopped
  • Green chilies - 2 chopped
  • Coriander - 1/2 cup chopped
  • Bhujiya sev - handful (i used Haldiram Bhujiya Sev)
  • Roasted zeera powder - 2 tbsp
  • Red Chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Chaat masala - 1 tsp

Recipe Preparation

  1. For making Aloo Tikki : Peal and mash the boiled potatoes and add salt, red chili powder, zeera powder and garam masala and mix all together.
  2. Heat a non stick tawa and grease it with few drops of oil.
  3. Make flat tikkis and fry them from both sides till dark brown in color. Add oil from sides while frying.
  4. Transfer the tikkis on a kitchen towel to absorb excess oil and keep aside.
  5. Take a plate or bowl in which you want to serve the chaat and add two spoons of yellow peas curry and spread well.
  6. Place 2 or 3 aloo tikkis on it (as per choice) and sprinkle curd and tamarind chutney as per personal preference.
  7. Now add handful of chopped onions, coriander and some chopped green chilies.
  8. prinkle lots of sev on top with little salt, red chili powder (if needed) and roasted cumin powder and chaat masala. You can adjust the toppings as per your requirement.
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