How to make Aloo Tikki Chaat -

Urad dal stuffed potato pattice, pan-fried and served with yogurt and chutney.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Split Black Gram

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Snacks and Starters

Aloo Tikki Chaat

Aloo Tikki Chaat Recipe Card


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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Aloo Tikki Chaat Recipe

  • Potatoes 4 large

  • Split Black Gram soaked and boiled 1 cup

  • For Pattice

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • For Filling

  • 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 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • For Topping (one portion)

  • Matara 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

  • Black salt (kala namak) a pinch

  • Chaat masala 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Papdis crushed a few


Step 1

For the stuffing take urad dal in a bowl. Add green chillies, ginger, red chilli powder, salt, coriander leaves and mix well. Add salt to mashed potatoes and mix.

Step 2

Divide into eight equal portions. Heat a tawa. Take a portion of mashed potatoes in your palm, spread slightly, place a portion of the dal mixture in the centre and gather the edges and shape into a tikki.

Step 3

Shallow fry the tikkis on medium heat with a little oil till both sides are evenly golden brown. If the potato covering breaks up, add a little cornflour and mix.

Step 4

To serve place a tikki on a place. Pour some chilled yogurt, green chutney, sweet tamarind chutney over it.

Step 5

Sprinkle roasted cumin powder, chaat masala, red chilli powder and coriander leaves. Crush a few papdis and put on the top and serve immediately.

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