Potato Patty (Aloo Tikki)

A famous Indian street snack, which can be served with tamarind sauce or can also be used in the middle of burger buns to make delicious vegetarian burgers.

Potato Patty (Aloo Tikki)

A famous Indian street snack, which can be served with tamarind sauce or can also be used in the middle of burger buns to make delicious vegetarian burgers.
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 6 Large potatoes Boiled and peeled
  • 1/2 cup Channa Dal (Cracked black chick pea lentils) Optional
  • 2 slices bread (or bread crumbs)
  • 1 Tsp cumin powder
  • 1-2 Tsps Salt (to taste)
  • 1 Tsp Garam Masala (Indian Spice) Available at India grocery stores or Asian Isles in any super market
  • 1/2 Tsp Amchoor Powder (Dried Mango Powder) Available at India grocery stores or Asian Isles in any super market
  • 2 Tsps Fresh Cilantro Leaves chopped
  • 2 Tbsps Cooking oil
  • 1 Large Onion Chopped
  • 1 Large White Radish Grated
  • 1 Tsp Chat Masala Indian spice

Instructions

  • Boil the potatoes (cut them into halves and boil in water), and mash until nicely smooth
  • On the other side boil and mash the lentils as well. A food processor might help in making them smooth
  • Make crumbs out of the bread pieces, and mix them together with mashed potatoes and lentils
  • Add all the spices into it and mix very nicely
  • Put some oil on your hands, and start making small patties out of the mix
  • Grease an electric grill to shallow fry the patties, or an omelette pan can also be used over a stove top
  • Patties can be deep fried or just shallow fry with little bit of oil
  • Cook both sides until brown
  • Serve with Chick Pea Curry or plain tamarind sauce or tomato ketchup
  • Garnish with grated radish, chopped onions, chat masala, and cilantro leaves
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