Aloo Tikki Recipe

|Aloo Tikki Recipe|

Aloo TikkiAloo Tikki Recipe- Aloo Tikki is a very common chaat easily founded on the streets of North India. Tikki can be made out of many ingredients like dalia tikki, vegetable tikki, etc; but aloo tikki is one of the most common in this category. Served with variety of chutneys it is a perfect option for a kitty party or any other gathering.

Mixing chana dal in the tikki masala is a secret twist that many chaat walas use to make their recipe crisp and interesting.



Potatoes (Aloo)- 1/2 kg

Chana dal-3 table spoon

Salt-to taste

Cumin seeds-1 table spoon

Chaat masala-1 tea spoon

Red chilly powder-1 tea spoon

Coriander powder-1 tea spoon

Garam masala- 1 tea spoon

Amchur (mango powder)- tea spoon

Oil- to shallow fry


To Serve:

Curd-1 cup

Imli chutney-1/3 cup

Dhaniya chutney-1/4 cup

Chhole (kabuli chana)- 1 cup (optional)

chopped onion-1/2 cup (optional)



  1. Wash, boil and peel off potatoes to get ready for making final dish.Exif_JPEG_420
  2. Soak chana dal in water for about 10-15 minutes.Exif_JPEG_420
  3. Heat a spoon of oil in a pan and roast soaked chana dal for a minute and keep it aside.Exif_JPEG_420
  4. Dry roast cumin seeds and grind it with rolling pin to make its powder.Exif_JPEG_420
  5. Mash the potatoes to make fine aloo pithhi. Add salt to the pithhi and mix well. (You can add a spoon of all purpose flour/ corn flour to the pithhi for better binding if pithhi is loose.)
  6. For making nice masala filling for tikkis, add salt, roasted cumin seed powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, amchoor powder, garam masala and roasted chana dal to 1/4th of the aloo pithhi.aloo-tikki1
  7. With wet hands, take a spoon of aloo pithi and spread it on your hand to make a flat patty. Fill it with half spoon of filling. Nicely close the patty to make small round tikki of around 2 inch diameter.Exif_JPEG_420
  8. Similarly make all the tikkis and keep a side.
  9. Heat 5-7 spoons of oil on non stick flat pan and place all the tikkis for shallow frying. (Oil is to be added again and again for frying.)aloo tikki
  10. Once tikkis are turned to golden brown from both the sides, press them with spatula to flatten them. This will give a nice crisp to the tikkis.aloo-tikki7
  11. Continuously turn tikkis at low flame and add required oil until they turn to brown.aloo tikki
  12. To serve, place the tikkis in a serving plate. Add diluted curd, chaat masala, imli chutney and dhaniya chutney.preparation1
  13. Aloo Tikki (Patties) is ready to be served.Aloo Tikki
  14. Optionally you can add kabuli chana to the dish to try tikki chhole.

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