Aloo Tikki Chole



CUISINE: north indian
INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 3 or 4 medium size potatoes/aloo
  • 1 tsp cumin powder/jeera powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder/dhania powder
  • 1 tsp fennel/saunf powder
  • ½ tsp red chili powder/lal mirch powder
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder/amchur powder
  • ¼ tsp dry ginger powder/saunth
  • ½ tsp chaat masala powder
  • 11/2 or 2 tbsp corn flour/corn starch
  • 1 or 2 tbsp oil for frying the tikkis
  • salt or black salt or rock salt as required
other accompaniments & garnishing

1: boil or steam the aloos first till they are cooked well. then peel and chop the aloos when they are still warm, in a plate or bowl. with a aloo masher, mash the potatoes.
boil aloo
2: add all the spice powders and salt.
adding spices for aloo tikki
3: add corn flour.
flour for aloo tikki
4: mix the whole mixture well.
5: take medium sized portions from the aloo mixture and flatten into round patties.
aloo mixture
6: in a shallow frying pan or tava, heat oil. place the tikkis in the frying pan.
frying tikkis
7: keep on turning them after intervals and fry them till golden brown and crisp.
frying tikki
8: in a plate or bowl take the amritsari chole or punjabi chana.
amritsari chole
9: place the aloo tikkis.
10: top up aloo tikki chole with some sweet chutneygreen chutney, chopped onions and chaat masala. drizzle some lemon juice if you want. you can also add some sev or red chili powder.
chutney on top of aloo tikki chole
11: garnish aloo tikki chole with coriander leaves & serve aloo tikki chole immediatelyand enjoy a hot plate of aloo tikki chole in these cold winters.