Aloo Tikki is very popular in North-West India. In Agra, it is known as Aloo Bhalla. Are you often attracted by the smell of fresh desi ghee fried Aloo Tikki, whenever the vendor by passes you? Come let us cook Aloo Tikki at home only.
Ingredients to make Aloo Tikki
Potato - 500 gms. (8-10)
Bread - 4
Green Peas - 100 gms.
Coriander Powder - 1 tea spoon
Amchoor Powder- 1/4 tea spoon
Garam Masala - 1/4 tea spoon
Green Chilli - 2 or 3
Green Coriander Leaves - 50 gms.
Salt - as per your taste
Refined oil or ghee - 3 table spoon
Method of Aloo Takki
Wash and boil the potatoes. Also boil peas in 2 table spoon water. It will take 5-6 minutes for peas to boil. Now cool and blend peas. Now take a pan and heat 1 table spoon oil in it. Add coriander powder, green chilli, peas paste, salt, coriander powder, garam masala and mix them well. Cook the masala for atleast 2-3 minutes. The filler to fill inside the tikki is prepared.
Peel the potatoes after cooling them. Break the potatoes into small pieces and add salt to it. Knead the mixture and then divide it into 7-8 parts. Likewise, divide the mixture of the filler into 7 equal parts.
Take the potatoe mixture in your hand and dent it to fill it with the masala mixtue. Now make a ball and then flatten it with your hands. Make 6-7 flat disc with the mixture. Place a pan on the stove/oven and pour 1 table spoon oil on it. Spread the oil evenly on the pan and place all the tikkis on it. Fry the cutlets at low flame and pour some more oil on the sides of the tikkis(cutlets). Now turn the side of the cutlets and fry till both the sides turn brown.
Put the tikki on a plate and serve it with green chutney, sweet chutney, chat masala and skimmed curd.