Aloo Tikki Recipe

Here is an easy recipe for aloo tikki. Aloo tikki is made of mashed potatoes crust stuffed with peas filling and shallow fried. Serve it with mithi chutney.

Aloo Tikki Potato Tikki


  • 3 large boiled aloo (potatoes)
  • 1 tsp salt or as per taste
  • 1/4th tsp ground black pepper

For Stuffing:

  • 2/3rd cup matar (green peas) cooked or frozen peas defrosted
  • 1/2 tbsp scrapped and minced ginger
  • 1/4th tsp garam masala
  • 1/4th tsp salt or to taste
  • Red chili powder to taste (optional)
  • 1 tsp coarsely ground dry-roasted cumin seeds
  • Oil for pan-frying.

How to make aloo tiki :

  1. Take the cooked or defrosted peas (matar) and mash them using aspoon or a fork. Add all the stuffing ingredients except oil andmash briefly. Divide the mixture into 10 equal portions and keepaside.
  2. Peel the potatoes and mash them very finely into smooth mashedpotatoes. Add salt and pepper and knead until properly mixed.
  3. Divide it into 10 equal portions.
  4. Now wash and dry your hands and rub them with little oil.
  5. Take each portion of potato mixture and make a ball. Now
  6. Taking one at a time, gently flatten each ball into a round patty of about 1/2-inch thick and place a portion of stuffing in the center and fold the edges together very finely so that mixture does not come out.
  7. Now very gently flatten it into a 2-inch patty. Repeat the procedure for all pieces.
  8. Heat 1 tsp. oil in a non-stick pan over a low heat. Slip in the patties, not too many at a time, and pan-fry on both sides till crisp golden brown, adding oil if required, on a very low heat.
  9. Serve aloo tikki hot with chutney and stirred curd.