Aloo Tikki – Crispy Potato Patty
Potato is considered a globally favorite vegetable. Here is a luscious recipe for potato lovers with a twist of spices and crispiness. Health fact for potatoes: Rich source of vitamin C, Potassium & Vitamin B6.
- Preparation time 30 minutes
- Cooking time 5 minutes for frying a batch of 4 aloo tikki
- Makes 12-15 aloo tikki
- Potato 1.5 kg
- Cumin seeds (crushed & roasted) ½ tsp
- All spice powder ½ tsp
- Chat masala 1 tsp
- Coriander seeds (crushed & roasted) 1 tsp
- Red chili powder ½ tsp
- Red chili (crushed) ½ tsp
- Salt 1 tsp or to taste
- Green chili (chopped) 4-5
- Cilantro (chopped) 3 tbsp
- Onion (chopped) 2 medium
- Sher Besan ½ cup
- Water as required
- Breadcrumbs as required
Boil the potatoes, peel off skin and mash finely.
Add cumin powder, coriander powder, all spice powder, chat masala, red chili powder, crushed red chili and salt. Mix the spices well into mashed potatoes.
Now add chopped green chilies, cilantro, onion and mix well.
Take Sher Besan and add sufficient water to make a thin slurry for coating.
Grease your hands with cooking oil and make small, round patties of the potato mixture.
Dip the Aloo Tikki in Sher Besan slurry from both sides and roll in breadcrumbs. Dust off the extra crumbs.
Shallow fry the patties in a pan at medium low heat.
Serve hot with sliced tomatoes, iceberg, ketchup, chutney or raita.