aloo tikki {potato cutlets}

aloo tikki 

Aloo tikki is a shallow fried potato snack , which can be served as is or can be used to make ragda patties chaat.

ragda patties 


Makes about 15 tikkis 

7-8 big potatoes, boiled and peeled 

1 teaspoon organic turmeric powder 

2 teaspoons cumin powder

1 teaspoon red chilli powder (more if you like very spicy)

1 tablespoon coriander powder

1 teaspoon garam masala powder

salt to taste

oil for shallow frying

additional optional ingredients 


chopped onions 

coriander leaves chopped 

pinch of cumin powder, black salt & red chilli powder 

tamarind chutney 


aloo tikki 


  • boil and peel potatoes.
  • allow the potatoes to cool atleast for 4 hrs. This helps to re build the starch and makes it more easier to handle.
  • best way to boil potatoes, is to steam them. this method helps by not allowing the potatoes to absorb lot of moisture.
  • grate the potatoes when cooled .
  • add cumin powder , coriander powder , red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  • mix it all well .
  • heat a griddle, spread 2 teaspoons of oil.
  • tear a small portion of the potato mixture and shape it into a cutlet.
  • repeat the same to make more cutlets.
  • place the cutlets on hot griddle and roast until one side is browned.
  • spread little more oil on top of the cutlets and flip it over.
  • allow it to brown as well.
  • remove onto a plate and serve it hot with mint chutney or tomato ketchup.
  • want to make a chaat ? , then watch the video to assemble it further.

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