Poha Aloo Tikki

"Experience the perfect blend of textures and flavors, where crispy potato patties are infused with the lightness of flattened rice, creating a delightful snack that's both crunchy and satisfying. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Poha Aloo Tikki

Poha Aloo Tikki

Main Ingredients Pressed rice (poha), Medium potatoes
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg


  • 1 cup beaten rice (poha)
  • 4 medium potatoes, boiled, peeled and mashed
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons crushed cashew nuts
  • Tomato ketchup to serve


  1. Wash poha and set aside in a bowl for 10-15 minutes.
  2. In another bowl, add potatoes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin seeds, green chillies, chaat masala, lemon juice, corn starch, salt, and crushed cashew nuts. Add the soaked poha, mix well.
  3. Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into tikkis. Set aside.
  4. Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan, deep fry the till golden brown and crispy. Serve hot with tomato ketchup.