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Aloo Tikki Chaat

Vegan Option, Gluten-Free Option
Aloo Tikki Chaat is a famous Indian Street Food. A crispy potato patty flavored with Indian spices and topped with yogurt and chutneys. This recipe makes 12 patties ~ 4 servings.
5 from 2 votes
Author: Nisha
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Sides
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 473 kcal


for the mashed potatoes

for sauteing in batches

for yogurt

  • 1 cup yogurt
  • splash of water, not too runny

for tamarind chutney

for the cilantro chutney

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 inch piece ginger
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp water, more if needed
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp red onion chopped
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 Indian green chili
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro

for assembling aloo tikki chaat



  • Boil potatoes.
  • Once cooled, peel the potatoes.
  • Grate the potatoes in a large mixing bowl.
  • Prepare bread crumbs, I simply add a slice of whole wheat bread to my 4-cup mini food processor.
  • Add all the spices and fresh cilantro to the grated potatoes.
  • Top with breadcrumbs.
  • Using your hands, and mash all the ingredients well.
  • Take a golf-sized amount of potatoes into the palm of your hand.
  • Form round patties.

Saute Aloo Tikki

  • Heat up a 10.25" castiron skillet on low-medium heat for 3-4 minutes - you can cook up to 4 patties at a time. Once hot, add avocado oil and place the aloo tikki patties on the castiron.
  • Cook each patty for 5-6 minutes on each side, and then flip and cook for 5-6 minutes on the other side.
  • Cook the patties in batches. Once done turn off the stove.
  • Place the cooked patties on a paper towel to help remove excess oil.

Assemble Aloo Tikki Chaat

  • Place patties on a plate.
  • Top with yogurt, green chutney, and tamarind chutney.
  • Top with chopped red onions fresh cilantro, and sev.
  • Finish off with a sprinkle of chat masala and red chili powder.


Calories: 473kcalCarbohydrates: 81gProtein: 11gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 1258mgPotassium: 1581mgFiber: 8gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 429IUVitamin C: 27mgCalcium: 145mgIron: 4mg
Keyword chaat, Potatoes
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