Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Aaloo Tikki...

Aloo tikki is a North Indian snack made of boiled potatoes and various spices. "Aloo" means potato, and the word "tikki" means a small cutlet or croquette. It is found in almost every chaat shop or stall all over Delhi majorly and even other parts of India. It is served hot along with tamarind and coriander-mint chutney (sauce), known as Hari chutney, and sometimes yogurt or chick peas.


  • Potato: 3 big cooked and mashed
  • Coriander: 1small bunch washed and chopped
  • Ginger 1 small piece
  • Garlic-4 cloves
  • Turmeric-1tbs
  • Green chillies-2 chopped
  • Bread- 3 slices 
  • Water to dip the bread
  • Oil - 2tbs
  • Mustard seeds-1tbs
  • Salt as per taste 


  1. Boil potatoes and mash them 
  2. Take bread slices dip them in water then drain all water from bread with your palms and mix them with potato mixture. This will make Tikki crispy.
  3. Now grind Coriander, Green chilli, ginger and garlic make a paste out of it
  4. Heat oil in a small pan add mustard seeds let them pop
  5. Now add the above paste and turmeric to it fry it for some time till oil starts separating. You will see small bubbles coming.
  6. Now add this mixture to mashed potato add some salt
  7. Make tikki out of it (make balls with help of your palms and gently press that balls)
  8. Add some oil to the pan n fry tikki from both sides till golden brown.

Serving suggestions:
You can have it with any sauce or chutney or you can make chaat out of it. These tikki taste really awesome.

Calories: 150

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