Aloo Tikki by Tarla Dalal

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Dec. 15, 2013

One of the most popular street foods, aloo tikki is an evergreen one too, loved by several generations of Indians. Hot and crisp aloo tikkis are to be relished right off the tava, to warm your body and soul even on a cold, rainy day! here is how you can make wonderful aloo tikki in your own kitchen, with the right proportion of potatoes, peas, spices and garnishes. Share a joyous moment with your family, with plates of aloo tikki and hot masala chai.


Boiled mashed potato 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Boiled and coarsely crushed green peas 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Finely chopped coriander 1 Tablespoon
Chaat masala 1 Teaspoon
Chili powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Lemon juice 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Oil 1 Tablespoon (For greasing and cooking)



1. In a bowl, mix mashed potato with crushed green peas, coriander, chaat masala, chili powder, lemon juice, and salt.

2. Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions and shape each portion into a round, flat 2-inch patty.

3. Heat a non-stick griddle over medium flame and grease it with oil. Cook the patties, using little oil, until both sides turn golden brown.


4. Serve hot with tomato ketchup or green chutney.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 227Calories from Fat 2

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 158 mg6.58%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet