Aloo tikki

Recipe Information

Aloo tikki is a delicious Indian recipe usually served as a appetizer. It requires about 20 minutes of prep time and about 30 minutes of cooking time for a combined total time of 50 minutes. The overall cooking skill level is considered intermediate. This recipe will yield 10 servings if prepared as directed.
Servings 10
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Total Time 50 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Main Ingredient Potatoes
Category Vegetables
Meal Snack; Lunch; Dinner
Type Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Cook Method Boiling; Sautéing; Frying


  • 5 medium-sized potatoes

  • 2 medium onions

  • 3/4 cup frozen peas

  • 1 jalapeño pepper

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs

  • 3 tablespoons canola oil

  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  • Boil the potatoes in a container until fork-tender.

  • Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the onions and jalapeno until the onions turn golden brown.

  • Add the frozen peas and cook until soft.

  • Peel and mash the potatoes in a large bowl.

  • Add the bread crumbs, cilantro, and mixture from the pan to the bowl and mix well.

  • Divide the potato mixture to make 10 patties and pan-fry until golden brown.

  • Serve the pan fried patties (tikkis) with tamarind sauce and green chutney.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 158 cal

  • Total fat: 5g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 292mg

  • Carbohydrate: 26g

  • Fiber: 4g

  • Protein: 4g