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Aloo Tikki Chaat

Pavani Nandula
30 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Aloo Tikki Chaat RECIPE

Delicious potato-pea patties are served with spicy and tangy chickpea gravy, then topped with crunchy sev and yummy mint & tamarind chutnies. This is a dish with lots of textures and flavors. A must try for all chaat lovers. Recipe is adapted from Tarla Dalal's site.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Maharashtra
  • Appetizers

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Potato - 2 Medium, boiled, peeled and mashed
  2. Green Peas - 1/2cup
  3. Nigella seeds - 1/2tsp
  4. Cumin Seeds - 1tsp
  5. Green Chilies - 2~3, finely chopped
  6. Cilantro - 2tbsp. finely chopped
  7. Corn Starch - 1tbsp
  8. Cooked Chickpeas - 2cups
  9. Onion -1 small, finely chopped
  10. Green Chili - 1~2, slit
  11. Ground Coriander - 1tsp
  12. Ground Cumin - 1tsp
  13. Red chili powder - 1tsp (adjust as per taste)
  14. Amchur powder - 1tsp
  15. Garam Masala - 1/2tsp
  16. Tomato Puree - 2tbsp (or 1 ripe tomato)
  17. Salt & Pepper - to taste
  18. Sev - for serving
  19. Date-Tamarind Chutney - for serving
  20. Green Chutney - for serving
  21. Whisked Yogurt - for serving
  22. Red Onion - for topping


  1. To make Chole: Heat 2tsp oil in a pan, add the onions and cook for 2~3 minutes or until translucent. Add the ground cumin, ground coriander, chili powder, amchur powder, garam masala and ½cup of water. Mix well and cook for 1~2 minutes.
  2. Next add the tomato puree and cook for 2~3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add the cooked chickpeas, salt and pepper; mix well and cook for 4~5 minutes, while lightly mashing the chickpeas with a potato masher. Set aside until ready to serve.
  4. To make Aloo patties: Heat 2tsp oil in a pan, add nigella and cumin seeds, once the seeds start to splutter, add the green chilies and cook for a few minutes.
  5. In a mixing bowl, combine mashed potatoes, green peas, cilantro, corn starch, salt and the tempering. Mix well and divide the mixture into 8 equal portions. Roll each portion into a round tikki and flatten it slightly.
  6. Heat a little oil on a nonstick tawa and cook the tikkis until lightly browned on both sides, about 2~3 minutes per side.
  7. To Serve: Place 2 tikkis in a serving bowl, top it with some chole, sev, green chutney and tamarind chutney. Serve immediately.

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Pushpa Taroor
Pushpa Taroor   Dec-26-2017


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meet thakkar   Nov-16-2017

Water content in cholle should be more everything else is perfect

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