How to make Shakkarkand Tikki - Tikki with a combination of sweet potato and potato.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Sweet Potato (शक्करकंद), potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Shakkarkand Tikki Recipe Card

Shakkarkand 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!


For more recipes related to Shakkarkand Tikki checkout Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Shakkarkandi aur Kiwi Chaat, Sweet Potato Cakes, Mishti Alurpuli . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Khasta Tomato Sev, Turkish Pizza, Suji Cake, Sukhiyan.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Shakkarkand Tikki Recipe

  • Sweet Potato boiled 3 medium

  • potatoes boiled 1 medium

  • Water chestnut flour (shingare ka atta) 2 tablespoons

  • Green chillies,chopped 2

  • Ginger,chopped inch piece

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Peel and lightly mash sweet potatoes and potatoes. Combine together mashed sweet potatoes, potatoes, waterchestnut flour, green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves, crushed cumin, rock salt and lemon juice.

Step 2

Mix well and divide into twelve equal portions. With wet hands, shape into balls and flatten slightly. Heat sufficient oil in a pan and shallow fry the tikkis until light golden brown on both sides.

Step 3

Drain onto an absorbent paper. Serve hot with khajur ki chutney.