How to make Moong Dal Stuffed Aloo Tikki -

Potatoes boiled and mashed stuffed with moong dal,shaped into tikkis and shallow fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) (मूंगदाल धुली), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Moong Dal Stuffed Aloo Tikki

Moong Dal Stuffed Aloo Tikki Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Moong Dal Stuffed Aloo Tikki Recipe

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) 1 1/2 cups

  • Potatoes boiled and grated 4 large

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil to shallow fry

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies finely chopped 3

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Tamarind chutney as required

  • Green chutney as required


Step 1

Boil moong dal in three cups of water with salt and turmeric powder till just cooked (al dente).

Step 2

Add salt to grated potatoes and mix. Knead till smooth. Set aside.

Step 3

Heat one tablespoon of oil, add asafoetida, chopped ginger, chopped green chillies and parboiled moong dal and a little salt.Stir-fry for two to three minutes.

Step 4

Add a little lemon juice and spread on a plate to cool. Dry roast cumin seeds till dark brown. Cool and grind to a fine powder. Add chopped coriander to the moong dal and mix.

Step 5

Take a portion of mashed potatoes in damp palms, make a dent in the center, put some stuffing in the center and close in the edges to enclose the stuffing.

Step 6

Press gently and roll the edges on the tabletop to smoothen the sides.

Step 7

Heat a little oil on a tawa and shallow fry the tikkis on low heat. This way they will be crisp.

Step 8

Mix salt, rock salt, roasted cumin powder and chilli powder. Whisk yogurt. Place the tikke powder.

Step 9

Serve immediately with tamarind chutney and green chis on a plate, pour the yogurt over and sprinkle the mixed spicutney.

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