Aloo Tikki Chat - Street Food of India | How to make Aloo Tikki Chat - Street Food of India

By Kriti Singhal  |  15th Feb 2016  |  
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About Aloo Tikki Chat - Street Food of India Recipe

Inspired from the street food of Allahabad, a city which gave me birth and made me who I am, hereby I present my favorite street food – Aloo Tikki Chat.

Aloo Tikki Chat - Street Food of India

Ingredients to make Aloo Tikki Chat - Street Food of India

  • For Aloo Tikki: Fresh boiled potatoes 6 to 7
  • Freshly chopped coriander leaves 1 cup
  • Spice mix Red chilli powder, Caraway powder, coriander powder
  • green chillies finely chopped ; As per your taste
  • Poha 1 cup moist, Finely chopped ginger 1 tsp
  • For aloo Tikki stuffing: Chana dal 1 cup (soaked for 4-5 hours)
  • Cloves 4, Black cardamom 2, Black pepper 7-8
  • bay leaf 2, Cinnamon 1/2 stick small
  • Ground spices like coriander, red chilli, garam masala, Salt
  • For White peas: 2 cups of white peas, soaked and boiled with no extra water
  • For Mint Chutney : Fresh green coriander leaves 1 cup
  • mint leaves 1/2 cup, Spinach leaves 1/2 cup, Amla
  • Tomatoes 1, Green chili 2, ginger1 small piece
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp, red chilli powder, Amchur powder
  • For Imli chutney : Jaggery 1.5 cups, Tamarind water 2 cup
  • caraway seeds 1 tsp, Dried dates 1/2 cup chopped, Ghee 1 tsp
  • For dahi : 2 bowl chilled thick sweet curd
  • For garnishing : Pomegranate seeds, Carrots and Radish grated, Fresh coriander leaves

How to make Aloo Tikki Chat - Street Food of India

  1. Mint Chutney: Mix all ingredients of chutney and adjust the spices according to taste. Grind it well. Keep aside.
  2. Imli Chutney: Heat ghee in a pan. Add caraway seeds and asafoetida. Add jaggery and let it melt for 5 minutes. Add tamarind water, dates and spices. Let it simmer for 10 - 15 minutes. Keep stirring. Keep aside to cool.
  3. Dahi / Curd : Pass the curd through a strainer. Add sugar powder. Store the curd in the fridge.
  4. Aloo Tikki Stuffing: Put all the ingredients of stuffing into a cooker and add water accordingly. Let it boil for 2 - 3 whistles and turn the gas off. Drain the extra water and grind the remains well.
  5. Aloo Tikki: Mix all the ingredients mentioned. Make small balls out of it. Make a hole in the center and add stuffing to it. Shape it again and refrigerate for 2 - 3 hours.
  6. To Serve: Bring it out from the refrigerator. Let it be on room temp for 5 minutes. Put them in warm ghee. Fry till half cooked. Once done, put those tikkis on a plate. Keep aside till serving.
  7. Garnishing: Take 2 hot crisp tikkis in a plate. Mash them a little bit. Sprinkle some salt. Remember there is no salt in tikki apart from the stuffing. Put a generous amount of white pea mixture over it. Pour Tamarind chutney and Mint Chutney.
  8. Pour dahi/curd. Pour tamarind chutney and mint chutney again. Sprinkle fresh coriander leaves, pomegranate seeds and grated radish.

Reviews for Aloo Tikki Chat - Street Food of India (2)

Sapna Karnwaludaiwal2 years ago

can tikki be made in advance and kept in fridge to fry later

Yasmin Bharmal2 years ago

interesting! but u have not mentioned what to do with white chick peas? do u just have to boil and put it on the tikkis?

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