Aloo tikki chaat

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Aloo tikki chaat


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 4
  • 4 nos potatoes, boiled, peeled and mashed

  • 1 nos green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp corn flour

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • 3 tbsp chana dal

  • 1/2 tsp amchur powder

  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder

  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1/4 cups green chutney

  • 1/2 cups date-tamarind chutney

  • 1/2 cups sev

  • 1/2 cups finely chopped onion

  • 1/2 cups curd beaten

  • 1 tsp red chilli powder, for garnishing

  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala powder, for garnishing


  • Soak chana dal in water for 2 hours. Drain water and transfer it to a small or medium size pressure cooker. Add salt and 3/4 cup water and pressure-cook it for 2 whistles over medium flame. Based on the size of a pressure cooker, you may need to cook for longer or lesser time. Do not over cook the chana dal.
  • Open the lid of cooker and transfer cooked chana dal to a colander to remove excess water. Cooked chana dal should be whole and separated from each other. Let it cool for 10 minutes.
  • Prepare filling for tikkis by mixing cooked chana dal, dry mango powder, garam masala powder and red chilli powder in a bowl.
  • Take mashed potatoes in a large bowl. Add chopped green chilli, corn flour, lemon juice and salt and mix well.
  • Divide prepared mixture into 12 equal portions. Give each portion a round shape of ball and press a little to make 1/3 inch thick pattie. Put 1-2 teaspoons filling in the center of pattie.
  • Wrap filling from all sides and make round ball. Again press a little and flatten stuffed ball into pattie. Repeat the process
  • Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium flame. Drizzle 1-2 teaspoons oil over it. Put 5-6 tikkis over it and cook until bottom surface turns golden brown, approx. 2-3 minutes.
  • Turn it up side down, drizzle some oil around its circular edge and cook another side for 2-3 minutes until it turns golden brown.
  • another side for 2-3 minutes until it turns golden brown. Transfer it to a plate.. Stuffed aloo tikkis for chaats are ready.
  • Take 2-3 aloo tikkis in a serving plate.
  • Top each tikki with 1 teaspoon green chutney, 2 teaspoons date-tamarind chutney
  • Sprinkle onion and sev over it followed by 2 teaspoons beaten curd. Sprinkle red chilli powder and chaat masala powder over it.