Alu Tikki



Alu Tikki or potato patties is an all time favorite among Indians. Alu Tikki can be used for creating so many snacks - eat it as a cutlet - make a burger out of it - make it into a sweet and tangy chaat. You just need to figure out what you want to eat today.

Although when you say "Alu Tikki", it means potato, but you can add a lot of vegetables to it like green peas, onions, boiled and mashed cauliflower/cabbage - anything and make it even healthier.



AluTikki


Preparation Time: 10-15 min
Cooking Time: 10-12 min
Makes: 10-12 pieces

Ingredients:

3-4 Potatoes
2-3 Green Chilies, chopped
1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder
1/4 cup Dhaniya/Coriander leaves, chopped
Salt to taste
A pinch of Asafoetida
Oil to fry

Method:

  1. Boil, peel and mash potatoes.
  2. Add green chilies, coriander leaves, salt, asafoetida and red chili powder to the mashed potatoes and mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 10-12 portions and shape them into round flat tikkis - like patties.
  4. Heat a griddle and shallow fry the tikkis/patties on medium heat in oil till golden on both sides. Drain onto an absorbent paper.
  5. Serve the tikkis with ketchup/chutney or make a chaat out of it by topping it with Chole, dahi/yoghurt, tamarind chutney and sev.

Tips

  • Its easier to peel and mash potatoes when warm.

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