How to make Dilli Aloo Tikki Chaat -

Plump stuffed tikkis dunked in wholesome pea curry.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Split black gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Dilli Aloo Tikki Chaat

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Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!

 

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dilli Aloo Tikki Chaat Recipe

  • Potatoes

  • Split black gram 4 large

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to shallow fry

  • FOR FILLING

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) soaked and boiled 1 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Ginger chopped 1/2 inch piece

  • Chaat masala 3/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • FOR TOPPING one portion

  • Matara boiled 1/2 cup

  • Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Sweet date and tamarind chutney 2 tablespoons

  • Green chutney 1/2 tablespoon

  • Roasted cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Papdis crushed a few

Method

Step 1

Boil potatoes. Peel and grate. Put them in a bowl, add salt and mix. In another bowl, take boiled urad dal. Add coriander leaves, green chillies, black salt, asafoetida, ginger, half teaspoon chaat masala, half teaspoon red chilli powder and mix well.

Step 2

Knead the grated potatoes. Apply oil in hand. Take a portion of mashed potatoes, make a dent in the center and put the dal stuffing. Cover and shape into a tikki. These tikkis should be thick and round.

Step 3

Heat oil on a tawa, place the tikkis on it and shallow fry. When one side is golden, turn over and fry till the other side is also golden.

Step 4

To serve, take a tikki on a plate. Open it in the center and put matara on it. Put some yogurt, sweet date and tamarind chutney, green chutney.

Step 5

Sprinkle cumin powder, black salt, remaining chaat masala powder, remaining red chilli powder. Crush a few papdis and top up the chaat with it.

Step 6

Serve immediately.

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