Poha Aloo Matar Tikki

Crispy outside and soft inside, these scrumptious tikkis can be prepared in a less than 15 minutes! Easy to make and delicious to taste, these tikkis are the perfect snack! This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Poha Aloo Matar Tikki

Poha Aloo Matar Tikki

Main Ingredients Thick pressed rice (poha) , Potatoes
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg


  • ½ cup thick pressed rice (poha), soaked for 10-15 minutes
  • 3 medium potatoes (aloo), boiled and peeled 
  • ½ cup frozen green peas + for garnishing
  • 8-10 cashewnuts, crushed 
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala 
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2-3 green chillies, chopped 
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour 
  • Oil for deep-frying and greasing 
  • Tomato ketchup for serving


  1. Mash the potatoes and ½ cup green peas in a parat. Add crushed cashewnuts, chaat masala, chilli powder, turmeric powder, green chillies, cumin seeds, lemon juice, salt and pressed rice and mix. Add cornflour and mix well. 
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  3. Grease your palms with some oil, divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into tikkis. 
  4. Deep-fry the tikkis in hot oil till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. 
  5. Garnish with green peas and serve hot with tomato ketchup.