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Crispy Aloo tikki

Rita Arora
60 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Crispy Aloo tikki RECIPE

A popular street food of India.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Kitty Parties
  • Indian
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Boiled potatoes 500 gm
  2. Poha 1 and 1/4 cup
  3. Rice flour 4 tbsp
  4. For the stuffing:
  5. Chana dal 1/2 cup
  6. peas 1/4 cup
  7. Chopped green chillies 2
  8. Chopped ginger 1 tsp
  9. Chopped cilantro 1 tbsp
  10. asafoetida 1 pinch
  11. jeera 1/2 tsp
  12. To make the masala mixture:
  13. chilly powder 1 tsp
  14. coriander powder 1/2 tsp
  15. Amchoor powder 1.5 tsp
  16. Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  17. salt 1/2 tsp
  18. Rock salt 1/2 tsp


  1. First add the 1/4 cup water to poha and keep aside.
  2. Grate the potatoes and add the rice flour, rice flakes and mix it with light hands. Let it rest for 1 hour.
  3. To prepare the stuffing, heat oil in a pan , add the asafoetida, jeera, ginger, chillies, boiled chana dal, boiled peas and cook it for 5-6 mins, then add the cilantro and turn off the flame. Let it cool.
  4. Now mash the potatoes and make a small ball of it. Put in 1 tsp of the stuffing and close it gently, shape it in a tikki.
  5. Heat the oil to fry. The level of oil should be 3/4 of tikki not more than it, fry the tikki but don't flip them more than 2-3 times. Fry them until they turn golden brown in colour. Take them out on a tissue paper to drain the excess oil.
  6. Place the tikki on a plate, sprinkle some masala mixture on top and pour some curd, tamarind chutney, mint chutney, cumin powder, and garnish it with fresh pomegranate seeds and paneer.

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Poonam Mehan
Poonam Mehan   Jul-16-2016

Hi Ritu Pt no.2 - rice flakes means soaked Poha

Archana Jalan
Archana Jalan   May-21-2016

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