Aloo Tikki – (Easy Potato Tikki)

“Aloo Tikki” is my favorite homemade Indian snack/appetizer. It’s what I call a “Jhatpat” (Quick), simple &  tasty snack. All you need is some boiled potato, very basic spices(available in most of our kitchens) and yogurt. So here we go !!!!

Potato Tikki
Aloo Tikki (Potato Tikki)

Serves: 4

Serving Suggestion: Can be served as appetizer OR
accompanied with main entree  

1 Large
nonstick pan
Medium Bowl
Large Flat Plate
Wrap OR

5 Large Boiled Potatoes
2 Green Chilies – Deseeded and thinly chopped
½ Cup Coriander – Thinly chopped
2 Tbsp Flour – You may use All Purpose or Whole Wheat
1 Tbsp Corn Flour/Starch
1 Tbsp Dry Mango Powder –
If unavailable, use 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
1 Tsp Cumin Powder
2 Tsp Red Chili Powder
2 Tsp Salt
¼ Cup Oil
1 Cup Yogurt – Beaten
2 Tbsp Tamarind Sauce – You may use any other Chutney OR Sauce as per choice
In a medium bowl, mash
the boiled potatoes using a fork and add all the above ingredients. Make a
smooth mixture making sure everything is nicely incorporated.
Make 20 round patties/tikki’s, keep on a flat plate and cover using cling wrap. Refrigerate for 30min. (This step helps binds the Tikki’s together)
Heat the large nonstick
pan over medium flame, brush with oil and place 5-6 tikki’s at a time.
Let it cook for 2min,
turn to the other side and cook till both sides are cooked and brown in color.
Follow this step till all tikki’s are cooked. (Pic 2)
Place the Tikki’s in a
flat serving plate, pour some beaten yogurt on it. Pour 1tsp of tamarind sauce.
Sprinkle some red chili
and cumin powder for decoration. Serve Hot. (Pic 1)

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