Aloo Tikki Chole
Aloo tikki chole are crisp & browned spiced potato patties served with a spicy North Indian chickpea curry along with a green chutney and sweet chutney with some tidbits.
for aloo tikki
3 or 4
medium size potatoes
red chili powder
dry mango powder
dry ginger powder
chaat masala powder
1.5 to 2
corn flour/corn starch
1 or 2
oil for frying the tikkis
salt or black salt or rock salt (edible and food grade), as required
bowl of amritsari chole
or punjabi chana masala or chickpea curry
chopped coriander leaves
mint coriander chutney
or coriander chutney (cilantro chutney)
tamarind dates chutney
chaat masala as required
red chili powder as required
lemon juice as required
Boil or steam the potatoes first till they are cooked till soft.
Peel the potatoes when they are still warm and then mash them.
Add all the spice powders listed above including salt.
Add the corn flour as well. Stir and mix well.
Make medium sized patties from the potato mixture.
Shallow fry or pan fry till the patties are crisp and browned.
Serve with chole/chickpea curry topped with both the mint-coriander chutney and tamarind-dates chutney.
Also add some chopped onions, chaat masala and sev.
You can also add some yogurt if you want.
Serve aloo tikki chole immediately.
Recipe makes 7 to 8 tikkis
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