How to make Potato Cheese Tikki -

Golden fried potato and cheese patties seasoned with Indian spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cheese (चीज़), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Potato Cheese Tikki

Potato Cheese Tikki Recipe Card


Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Potato Cheese Tikki Recipe

  • Cheese grated 1 cup

  • Potatoes

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled 3 large

  • Bread crumbs 1 cup

  • Sago (sabudana) soaked 2 tablespoons

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Coriander powder optional 1/2 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala optional 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Mash the potatoes, add one fourth cup bread crumbs, sago, onion, salt, black pepper powder, coriander powder and chaat masala and mix well.

Step 2

Divide the potato mixture into twelve small balls, flatten them and stuff cheese in the centre and shape into tikkis. Coat the tikkis with the remaining bread crumbs.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the tikkis till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Serve hot with tomato or green chutney.

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