Aloo Ki Tikki Recipe - Pan fried small potato cakes (tikki), served with chutney or pickle.

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes, Green chillies

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Snack

Aloo Ki Tikki

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!


Aloo Ki Tikki Recipe - How to make Aloo Ki Tikki


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking :


  • Potatoes 3-4 large

  • Green chillies chopped3

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped a few sprigs

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Ghee to fry


Step 1

Wash, boil potatoes, peel and mash while still warm. Add green chillies, coriander leaves, rock salt, asafoetida and red chilli powder to the mashed potatoes and mix well.

Step 2

Divide into ten to twelve portions. Shape them into round tikkis. Heat a tawa and shallow fry the tikkis on both sides with ghee till golden.

Step 3

Drain onto an absorbent paper. Serve with green chutney or lemon pickle.

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