How to make Dahi Aloo Tikki -

Potato and yogurt chaat.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Street Food.

Main Ingredients : Potato (आलू), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Dahi Aloo Tikki

Dahi Aloo Tikki 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Dahi Aloo Tikki Recipe

  • Potato boiled and peeled For aloo tikki 4 large

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • For filling

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal),soaked and boiled 1/2 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoon

  • Green chilli 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

  • Topping portion 1

  • Yogurt 1/4

  • Tamarind chutney 2 tablespoon

  • 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

  • Crisp Flat Puris ( maide ki papdi) crushed


Step 1

Place the potatoes in a bowl, add salt and mix well. In a separate bowl, mix together the boiled urad dal, coriander leaves, green chillies, black salt, asafoetida, ginger, chaat masala and red chilli powder. Grease the palms of your hands.

Step 2

Take a portion of mashed potato, hollow out the centre and fill with the dal stuffing. Close up and shape into a thick round tikki.

Step 3

Heat the oil on a tawa; place the tikkis on it and shallow-fry till both sides are golden brown. To serve, place a tikki on a plate. Top with dollops of yogurt, tamarind chutney and green chutney.

Step 4

Sprinkle roasted cumin powder, black salt, chaat masala powder, and red chilli powder on top. Crush a few papdis and sprinkle over the tikkis. Serve at once

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