Aloo Tikki, Punjabi Aloo Tikki
by Tarla Dalal
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One of the most popular Indian street foods, Aloo Tikki is an evergreen one too, loved by several generations of Indians.
Preparing and cooking aloo tikki doesn’t take time, you can prepare it in a jiffy for a party or when guests are coming over. To prepare aloo ki tikki, we have taken boiled and mashed potatoes to which we have add boiled and crushed green peas. Further, we have added coriander for freshness and also some chaat masala to perk up the flavour and chilli powder for some spice which can be adjusted according to the preference. Finally, some lemon juice for a tanginess. Mix all the ingredients and shape them into a tikki and shallow fry on a non stick pan.
Crispy aloo tikkis are to be relished right off the tava, to warm your body and soul even on a cold, rainy day! Punjabi aloo tikki is so versatile that if you have left overs, you can make a aloo tikki burger or even make the very famous ragda patties using it.
aloo cutlet is my go to recipe on a cold rainy days with a cup of masala chai as an evening snack, my entire family enjoys eating it. Here is a simple tip to make perfect aloo tikki, make sure while pressure cooking or boiling the potatoes and green peas, you don’t over cook them or they’ll be mushy and watery and it will make the rolling hard.
Enjoy aloo tikki recipe | Punjabi aloo tikki | aloo ki patties | aloo ki tikki | aloo cutlet | with condiments like green chutney or tomato ketchup!!
- To make the aloo tikki, combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
- Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions and shape each portion into a round, flat 50 mm. (2”) tikki.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a medium flame and grease it with oil and cook the tikkis, using little oil, till both sides are golden brown in colour.
- Serve the aloo tikki hot with tomato ketchup or green chutney.
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What are Tikkis? Think starter, and tikki is one of the first options that comes to anybody’s mind! Loved by people of all age groups, tikkis are small, round or oval-shaped snacks, measuring around two or three inches in diameter. Basically, you make a dough of boiled potatoes, sprouts, dals, veggies, herbs and spices in whatever combination you like, shape them into balls, flatten them between your palms and cook them.
You can deep-fry or shallow-fry the tikkis. Each of these methods gives you a different texture. Try the Corn and Capsicum Tikki, a deep-fried delight that combines spicy capsicum with juicy corn. Paneer Tikki is one of the most popular examples of shallow-fried tikkis. This method of frying the tikkis in broad shallow pans with lesser amount of oil is especially suitable for soft and fragile tikkis as it is easier to flip over the tikkis and cook them on both sides.
You could also make healthy versions of tikkis by using oats or nachni flour to bind the ingredients in place of mashed potato. You can also hide a lot of healthy ingredients into the tikkis, ensuring that your kids enjoy consuming these and do not throw tantrums. Check out the tasty Cheese and Broccoli Tikki, which makes kids super happy to finish off their broccoli! You can tava-cook or bake the healthy tikkis instead of frying them, to retain the nutritional advantage.
However much you may master the art of making tikkis, there are some tikkis that are best had on the streets, from roadside vendors! Yes, we are talking about the ever-famous Aloo Tikki, one of the most popular Delhi street foods, loved by several generations of Indians. Hot and crisp Aloo Tikkis are to be relished right off the tava, to warm your body and soul even on a cold, rainy day! It is ideal to serve at parties, as it appeals to almost everyone and tastes best when accompanied by the cheerful banter of friends.
To make the mixture of aloo tikki | Punjabi aloo tikki | aloo ki patties | aloo ki tikki | aloo cutlet |, take a deep bowl and the potatoes into it.
Now, add the green peas.
Add the coriander. It will give a hint of freshness to your Aloo Tikkis.
Add the chaat masala to perk up the flavours of your Aloo Tikki.
Add chilli powder for the spice.
Also, add the lemon juice. You can lessen the quantity of the lemon juice to reduce the tartness.
Finally, add the salt to taste to the mixture of aloo tikki | Punjabi aloo tikki | aloo ki patties | aloo ki tikki | aloo cutlet |.
Divide the Aloo Tikki recipe (Punjabi Aloo Tikki) mixture into 6 equal portions.
Take a portion between you palms shape each portion into a round, flat 50 mm. (2”) aloo tikki.
Make 5 more aloo tikkis and arrange them on a plate.
Grease the pan well with the help of a brush using a oil or any other fat.
Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a medium flame. Place the Aloo Tikkis on the hot tava.
Apply a little oil on the aloo tikki | Punjabi aloo tikki | aloo ki patties | aloo ki tikki | aloo cutlet | and cook till one side becomes golden brown and a crust forms on the surface.
Flip and cook the other side of the Aloo Tikkis in the same way.
Transfer the aloo tikki to your serving plate. Serve hot with tomato ketchup and green chutney. You can also use these Aloo Tikkis to make Aloo tikki Chaat.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tikki
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