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Aloo (potato) Tikki

Cuisine: Indian
Type: Vegetables
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 1 people
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

  For Crust
7   Potatoes boiled - peeled, mashed (7 To 8)
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlTurmeric powder
3   Green chillies ground
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlPunjabi garam masala
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozBread crumbs
  Salt to taste
  For Filling
1 cup 237mlChanna dal cooked & drained
1 teaspoon 5mlGinger grated
1 teaspoon 5mlGarlic grated
3   Green chillies finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCuminseed powder
1 teaspoon 5mlCoriander
  Salt to taste
  Oil for shallow frying

Recipe Instructions

For crust:  Mix all ingredients together thouroughly. Keep aside.

For filling:  Mash cooked dal coarsely with hands.  Mix in all other ingredients.

To proceed:  Take a tbspful of potato mixture, spread on palm. Place a teaspoonful of dal mixture in centre.  Roll so as to keep dal mixture inside and potato out. Press gently into rounded flattish patties.  Shallow fry on a griddle, drizzling oil to crispen crust.

Serve hot with tamarind chutney and green chutney or with tomato ketchup.

(c)David Smith 1998


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