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Aloo Tikki

Aloo Tikki

Aloo Tikki is potato patties made with  spices and is a popular Indian street food and used in many recipes. Of late it is also become popular in burgers in India with brands like McDonalds introducing it as a veg burger option.


  • Potatoes (2 large, boiled & mashed)
  • Carom seeds(1/2 tsp)
  • Cumin powder(1/2 tsp)
  • Black pepper powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Chilly powder( 1/2 tsp)
  • Salt (1 tsp) or as per your taste
  • Green chilly (1, chopped)
  • Coriander leaves (few, chopped)
  • Ghee/Butter (2 tbsp)


  1. In a bowl, add potaotes, carom seeds, cumin powder, black pepper powder, chilly powder, salt green chilly, coriander leaves and mix well.
  2. Make small balls of lemon size and shape the tikkis of your choice. I m flattening using my fingers and palm.
  3. In a non stick pan, heat the ghee or butter and place the tikkis over it.
  4. Shallow fry these tikkis till it turns light golden brown in color on one side. Turn the tikkis and cook the other side as well.
  5. This would take about 4 minutes each side.

Take it out of the pan and serve hot tikkis with mint chutney or tamarind chutney.

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