How to make Chole Ki Tikki - Chickpeas and potatoes tikkis - simple but absolutely delicious.

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Main Ingredients : Chickpeas, Potato (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chole Ki Tikki

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Chole Ki Tikki checkout Falafel, Falafel, Thai Chilli Cakes, Chole Canapes . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Jalapeno Potato Cups, Herb Crackers, Hot Sprout Omelette, Almond Shortbread Cookies.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chole Ki Tikki Recipe

  • Chickpeas boiled 1 cup

  • Potato boiled and peeled 2 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Oil to shallow fry

  • Rice flour as required


Step 1

Finely chop ginger and put into a bowl. Grate potatoes and add. Add chickpeas and mash lightly.

Step 2

Add coriander leaves, green chillies, salt, black pepper powder and lemon juice and mix well.

Step 3

Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into tikkis.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a non stick grill pan. Spread rice flour in a plate.

Step 5

Roll each tikki in rice flour and place in the grill pan.

Step 6

Cook, turning sides, till the tikkis are golden on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot.