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Aloo Tikki

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Aloo Tikki is one of the most popular streetfoods in North India.
Aloo Tikki

Aloo Tikki is a tasty snack from India made with potatoes and spices. It’s famous street food in India and is loved by people of all ages. “Aloo” means potato in Hindi, and “Tikki” means cutlet or patty. So Aloo Tikki is a delicious patty made from mashed potatoes and spices.

To make Aloo Tikki, boiled potatoes are mashed and mixed with spices like coriander, cumin, and red chilli powder. The mixture is then shaped into round or oval patties and shallow fried until golden brown. It can be served with tamarind chutney, mint chutney, or ketchup.

It is not only tasty but also easy to make at home. It’s a great snack for parties or when you want something yummy to munch. So why not try it and enjoy this delicious and popular Indian snack!


Aloo Tikki

Aloo Tikki




Aloo Tikki
4.15 from 7 votes

Aloo Tikki Recipe

Aloo Tikki is one of the most popular streetfoods in North India.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian, North Indian
Keyword: potato tikki

Ingredients for Aloo Tikki

  • 4 Potatoes
  • 2 Onions finely chopped
  • 4 to 5 Green Chillies
  • handful Coriander Leaves
  • handful Mint Leaves
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tsp Chaat Masala Powder
  • as per taste Salt
  • as required Oil

How to make Aloo Tikki

  • Boil, peel and mash the potatoes well.
  • Transfer to a large bowl.
  • Add the onions, green chillies, coriander leaves, mint leaves, red chilli powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, chaat masala powder and salt.
  • Mix well.
  • Shape the mixture into small lemon sized balls and flatten them.
  • Heat a non stick (or a regular) tawa over medium flame.
  • Cook the prepared tikkis on both sides, applying oil around the edges, until golden brown.
  • You can also deep fry the tikkis if preferred. Ensure you do not fry them for long.
  • Remove and serve with chutney or sauce.

Recipe Video



Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.


pratap rudra dakua July 29, 2015 - 10:37 am

its simple and quick recepe at home

fdsdff February 2, 2012 - 5:55 am

Nice nd Simple

navjot kaur February 8, 2011 - 4:37 am


navjot kaur February 8, 2011 - 4:29 am


lakshmi August 7, 2010 - 2:32 am

the recipe for aloo tikki is superb.thanks a lot

maj mitra June 27, 2010 - 11:09 am

I tried to prepare the recipe but it all went haywire, I did follow the instructions as given but after putting the tikki in oil it just wont stick it all got mixed with oil. How to keep the tikki intact I think there is something in your instructions.
Would expect a reply.

nazer November 21, 2009 - 1:45 am

good and tasty

Aniket Bhalerao August 21, 2009 - 3:30 am

will it b possible to send me some more recipes od chaat like cholla aloo, aloo chaat, dahi bhalla and some recipes of fast food


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