Sunday, 28 July 2013

Aloo tikki recipe |easy alu potato pattice

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 in Delhi as well as in other parts of India.

sometimes they are stuffed with various fillings

It is served hot along with saunth, tamarind chutney and coriander-mint chutney (sauce), known as Hari chutney, and sometimes yogurt or chick peas.

In Mumbai, a popular version is aloo tikki served with a spicy curry and various chutneys. It is called "Ragda pattice" and is sold on the various chaat stalls throughout the city and especially the Chowpatti Beach.

Aloo tikki is basically mashed potato patties mixed with various herbs, like coriander and spices, deep-fried in oil/vanaspati, and some North Indian dhabas or café-style eateries will sandwich the aloo with bread

Aloo tikki can abe used as a base ingredient for making two famous indian chat recipes namely ragada pattice and chole tikki


 Potato - 3-4
Bread slice -2
Coriander Powder - 1 tea spoon
Amchoor Powder- 1/4 tea spoon
Garam Masala - 1/4 tea spoon
jeera powder - 1/2 tsp
red chilli powder - 1 /2 tsp
Green Chilli - 2 or 3 chopped
Green Coriander Leaves - 3/4 cup
chopped pudina leaves - 1/2 cup
pinch sugar (optional)
Salt -  as per  taste
Refined oil or ghee - 3 table spoon


 1.Wash and boil the potatoes till soft & let it bread in mixie to make crumbs.

2. remove skin and grate boiled potato in a bowl & Add coriander jeera + amchur+ red chilli powder, green chilli, peas paste, salt, pudina+ coriander leaves, garam masala ,bread mixture and mix them well.

3. Knead the mixture and then divide it into 7-8  balls

4.Take the potato mixture in your hand and then flatten it with your hands. Make 7-8 flat disc with the mixture.

5.Place a non stick pan on the stove and pour 1 table spoon oil/ghee  on it. Spread the oil evenly on the pan and place all the tikkis on it.

6.Fry the tikki at low flame and pour some more oil on the sides of the tikkis(cutlets). Now turn the side of the cutlets and fry till both the sides turn brown.

7.Put the tikki on  a plate ,sprinkle chat masala and serve it with green mint chutney, sweet sour  date tamarind chutney.


1. bread can be replaced with 1/2 cup cornflour /maida /rice flour
2. you can even deep fry tikki
3.while deep frying if pattice breaks add more bread crumbs / cornflour /maida /rice flour & roll tikki & fry it again can even add boiled peas(green matar) to potato mixture in above recipe

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