aloo tikki chaat recipe
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aloo tikki chaat

aloo tikki chaat is super delicious chatpata dish. in aloo tikki chaat fried potato patties are topped with a tangy sweet tamarind chutney and spicy green chutney along with curd (yogurt).
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: snacks
Cuisine: indian street food
Servings: 5
Author: Dassana Amit

Ingredients

for aloo tikki mixture

  • 4 medium potatoes - boiled, peeled and mashed
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
  • ½ teaspoon ginger powder or ½ teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder (jeera powder)
  • ½ teaspoon kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon chaat masala
  • ½ teaspoon dry mango powder (amchur powder)
  • ¼ cup chopped coriander leaves
  • salt as required
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons rice flour

other ingredients for aloo tikki chaat

  • 3 to 4 tablespoons oil or add as required
  • green chutney as required
  • ½ cup fresh curd - beaten
  • sweet tamarind chutney as required
  • chaat masala as required
  • black salt as required

Instructions

making aloo tikki mixture

  • rinse and then take 4 medium potatoes in a 2 litre pressure cooker. also add ½ teaspoon salt. add enough water just about covering the potatoes. 
  • pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles on medium flame or till the potatoes are softened and of a mashable consistency.
  • when the potatoes become warm, peel them and mash well. let the mashed potatoes cool completely.
  • then add ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder, ½ teaspoon ginger powder, ½ teaspoon cumin powder, ½ teaspoon kashmiri red chilli powder, ½ teaspoon chaat masala and ½ teaspoon dry mango powder.
  • then add ¼ cup chopped coriander leaves and salt as per taste.
  • add 4 to 5 tablespoons rice flour. mix very well.
  • check the taste and add more chaat masala or red chilli powder or dry mango powder or salt if required.
  • make medium sized balls from the aloo tikki mixture. shape or flatten them in to tikkis or patties.

frying aloo tikki

  • heat 1.5 to 2 tablespoons oil on a tawa or frying pan. keep the flame to medium and then place the aloo tikkis on the tawa or pan.
  • begin to fry the aloo tikkis. when one side is golden and crisp, flip each tikki and fry the second side.
  • flip the tikkis again when the second side is golden and crisp.
  • flip once or twice more and fry till all the alu tikkis are crisp and evenly golden.
  • remove aloo tikki and place them on kitchen paper towels. for frying the next batch again add 1.5 to 2 tablespoons oil and fry in a similar way.

assembling and making aloo tikki chaat

  • in a bowl, take ½ cup of fresh curd and whisk till smooth.
  • place 2 to 3 aloo tikkis in each serving plate or bowl. the aloo tikkis have to be hot when you start assembling them.
  • pour some curd as required.
  • then drizzle some green chutney. add as required.
  • now drizzle some sweet tamarind chutney. add as required.
  • sprinkle two to three pinches of chaat masala and 1 to 2 pinches of black salt all over. at this step you can add some sev, chopped onions and chopped coriander leaves.
  • serve aloo tikki chaat immediately.

Notes

recipe can be halved or doubled or tripled.