Sweet Potato Tikki, Shakarkand Tikki by Tarla Dalal

Sweet Potato Tikki, Shakarkand Tikki by Tarla Dalal

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The sweet succulence of sweet potatoes combined with the tongue-tickling excitement of chaat masala, lemon juice and other ingredients gives this tikki a very different flavour, compared to other tikkis you have tasted before.


Recipe Description for Sweet Potato Tikki Recipe, Shakarkand Tikki

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Makes 15 tikkis


1 1/2 cups boiled and mashed sweet potatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp chaat masala
2 tsp lemon juice
1 1/2 tbsp cornflour
1 tbsp rice flour (chawal ka atta)
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying
1/2 tsp chaat masala for sprinkling

For Serving
green chutney
tomato ketchup

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix very well with your hands.
  2. Divide the mixture into 15 equal portions and shape each portion into a round 50 mm. (2”) diameter flat tikki.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, and deep-fry a few tikkis at a time, on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  4. Sprinkle the chaat masala evenly over the tikkis.
  5. Serve immediately with green chutney and tomato ketchup.

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