aloo tikki frankie or aloo tikki wrap recipe


CUISINE: indian
INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)
for the aloo tikki: (makes 5 to 6 aloo tikkis)
  • 3 medium sized potatoes, 300 grams
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder or 1 to 2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp coriander powder/dhania powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder/jeera
  • ¼ tsp dry ginger powder/saunth or ¼ tsp minced ginger
  • ¼ tsp chaat masala powder
  • 1.5 to 2 tbsp corn starch or rice flour or arrowroot flour, or add as required
  • 2 to 3 tsp chopped coriander leaves/dhania
  • 2 tbsp oil for frying the tikkis or as required
  • salt as required
for the rotis: ((makes 4 to 5 rotis)
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp oil
  • water as required
  • salt as required
for the sweet raita:
  • 1 cup fresh curd/yogurt, whisked
  • ⅔ to ¾ tbsp sugar or add as required for more sweetness
  • ½ tsp roasted cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp kashmiri red chili powder
  • ¼ tsp chaat masala or as required
  • 2 tsp chopped coriander leaves
for the frankie stuffings:
  • 1 small to medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, grated (you can also add your choice of veggies)
  • two to three pinches of salt for the onions

lets start step by step aloo tikki wrap/frankie recipe:

1.first prepare the curd/yogurt raita. mix roasted cumin powder, red chili powder, chaat masala, sugar, coriander leaves in whisked curd.
raita for aloo tikki frankie
2. mix well and refrigerate.
raita for aloo tikki frankie recipe
3. in another bowl, add some salt to sliced onions. mix and keep covered for 15 to 20 minutes. mixing salt reduces the pungency of the onions.
onions for aloo tikki frankie recipe
4. prep by grating carrots and keep aside.
grated carrots for aloo tikki frankie recipe
5. steam potatoes in a steamer or electric cooker or pressure cooker. the potatoes have to be cooked completely.
steamed potatoes for aloo tikki wrap recipe
6. when the potatoes are cooking, knead 1 cup of whole wheat flour with oil, salt and water to a smooth dough. cover and keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes. you can also use surplus or leftover dough to make the rotis.
knead dough for making wrap recipe
7. when the potatoes are still warm or cooled , peel and grate them in a bowl.
peel potatoes to make aloo tikki frankie
8. add kashmiri red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, dry ginger powder, corn starch, chaat masala and salt. instead of corn starch, you can also add bread pulp (soaked and squeezed bread slices), rice flour or arrowroot flour. a point to remember is that when you add corn starch, the potato has to be cooled completely. otherwise the mixture becomes sticky, if corn starch is added to hot or warm potatoes. a variation in the tikkis would also be to add steamed green peas.
add spices - making aloo tikki frankie recipe
9. mix everything well.
mix well - making aloo tikki frankie
10. divide the mixture into small or medium shaped patties. you can apply some oil on your palms when making the patties or tikkis.
making aloo tikki
11. heat 2 tbsp oil till its medium hot in a tava or a shallow frying pan. gently place the aloo tikkis and pan fry them.
making aloo tikki
12. when one side of tikki becomes golden and crisp, turn over and fry the other side of tikki.
making aloo tikki
13. gently flip for a couple of times till the aloo tikkis are golden and crisp evenly.
making aloo tikki for wrap
14. once done, then drain the aloo tikkis on paper towels to remove excess oil.
aloo tikkis
15. pan fry all the tikkis this way and keep aside.
aloo tikkis for frankie recipe
15. take medium sized balls from the dough and roll to a thin chapati on a lightly dusted rolling board.
roll rotis to make frankie recipe
16. place a a tava/griddle inverted on the stove top. its easier to lift thin rotis on an inverted tava. the rotis which i made were not very thin like roomali roti. you can also cook the rotis the way you cook them regularly on a tava.
tava for making rotis
17. gently place the rolled thin chapati on the hot tava. when you see small blisters and bubbles appearing, flip and cook the other side. you can flip a couple of times, till the roti is cooked well. however, don’t over do since the rotis are thin and they be will become crisp like papads, if you do extra roasting.
making rotis for aloo tikki wrap recipe
18. apply some oil if you want. make rotis this way and stack them up in a roti basket.  cover and keep aside.
making rotis for aloo tikki frankie recipe
19. in a plate, place one roti. place two tikkis in the center of the roti.
aloo tikki placed on rotis
20. top the tikkis with the grated carrots and sliced onions.
add onions to aloo tikki
21. pour the sweet yogurt raita in the center of the tikkis in a straight line.
add curd to make aloo tikki frankie
22. sprinkle some chaat masala on top.
add spices to aloo tikki frankie recipe
23. bring together both the sides of the roti and secure with a tooth pick. prepare all aloo tikki frankies this way.
aloo tikki frankie recipe, aloo tikki wrap recipe