Aalu Tikki (Spiced Potato Patties) – Shack Saturdays Special

All Hail The Potato! Here’s the very popular and versatile Indian street food. Made with spiced potatoes. Serve with Mint & Coriander Chutney and Natural Yogurt.Aalu Tikki - Indian Curry Shack It’s also perfect for fasts if you use Sendha Namak (Rock Salt) instead of the usual salt.

Preparation Time 20-25 minutes
Cooking Time 10-15 minutes
Servings 4
Main Ingredients Boiled Potatoes
Course Snack
Level Of Cooking Medium

Ingredients                                                                  

  • Boiled Potatoes  4 medium
  • Onion  1 large finely chopped
  • Coriander Leaves  2 tablespoons chopped
  • Green Chillies 2 chopped
  • Chaat Masala or Black Salt  1 teaspoon
  • Black Pepper Powder  1 teaspoon
  • Red Chilli Powder  1 teaspoon
  • Cooking Oil  Sufficient for shallow frying 8-10 Tikkis (Spiced Potato Patties)
  • Salt  to taste

Method

Masala Sandwich's Masala - Indian Curry ShackMasala Sandwich's Ingredients - Indian Curry ShackStep 1
Mash the boiled potatoes. Add chopped onions, coriander leaves, green chillies, chaat masala (or black salt), black pepper powder, red chilli powder and salt to taste and mix. The Tikki (Spiced Potato Patty) mix is now ready.

Step 2
Divide the mixture into 8-10 equal portions and make balls out of each. Flatten the balls into round patties.

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Heat a griddle (tava). Sprinkle some cooking oil on it. Put 3-5 patties depending on the size of your griddle (tava) on oil and cook till the bottom surface turns golden brown. Then flip each of them upside down and sprinkle some oil around their edges and cook until the second side also turns golden brown. You can keep on turning them after intervals to have a nice golden brown colour.

Step 4
Tranfer the prepared Tikkis (Spiced Potato Patties) on a plate and serve hot and crispy with Mint & Coriander Chutney  and Natural Yogurt. It’s also perfect for fasts if you use Sendha Namak (Rock Salt) instead of the usual salt and skip the onions.Aalu Tikki2 - Indian Curry ShackI love Aalu Tikkis (Spiced Potato Patties) as a side dish to Khichdi too. The two bring magic together.Aalu Tikki with Khichdi - Indian Curry Shack Aalu Tikkis (Spiced Potato Patties) are also  also very popular with Chhole (Chickpeas Curry) in North India topped with some chopped onions, tamarind chutney, mint and coriander chutney and chaat masala. Almost every sweet and snack shop serves Aalu Tikki Chhole Chaat.

Well, I am already drooling writing about this one. 🙂 You guys must try this simple delight.

Relish your Palate!

 

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