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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 very popular fast food/street food snack in North India. Made with mashed potatoes and spices, they are often served on its own with chutney / sauce or made into a chaat with chickpeas, called Aloo Tikki Chaat.

It is best served as a tea time or evening snack or as a starter to a meal.

Aloo Tikki

Aloo Tikki


This is a versatile potato dish that there are numerous other dishes made using this. Aloo Tikki Burger and Aloo Tikki Chaat are some of the most common ones.

Aloo Tikki
4.25 from 4 votes

Aloo Tikki Recipe

Aloo Tikki is one of the most popular streetfoods in North India.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
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




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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