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how to make aloo chole tikki
Aloo tikki chole, Chole tikki recipe | Aloo tikki chaat
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
Aloo tikki chole is a delicious and appetizing snack which hails from Northern India. Aloo tikki is a potato cutlet or croquette made with boiled potatoes and spices. It is served with chickpea curry.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: North Indian
Servings: 2 - 3
Author: Rachna's Kitchen
  • Chickpeas- 1 cup boiled
  • Onion - 1 medium sized chopped finely
  • Tomato puree - 1 cup
  • Ginger garlic paste -½ teaspoon
  • Asfoetida- ¼ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder-1 ½ teaspoon
  • Red chili powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala - 1 teaspoon
  • Anardana powder - 1 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Potato - 2 medium boiled, peeled and mashed
  • Green chili - 1 finely chopped
  • Bread slice – 1 piece
  • Chaat masala - 1 teaspoon
  • Red chili powder-½ teaspoon
  • Amchur powder-½ teaspoon
  • Cumin powder-½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder-½ teaspoon
  • Ginger powder -¼ teaspoon
  • Cooking oil spray as require
  • Cornflour - 2 tablespoon
  • Black salt - to taste
  • Coriander leaves-1 tablespoons finely chopped (optional)
  • Yogurt/ curd - 2 tablespoon
  • Green chutney- as required
  • Sweet tamarind chutney- as required
  • Sev - 2 tablespoon
  • Chopped onion - 1tablespoon optional
  • Chopped coriander leaves or cilantro optional
  • Chaat masala - as required
  • Lemon juice as per taste optional
  1. Place a non stick pan on medium heat.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  3. Once oil gets hot add chopped onion.
  4. Saute till onion turn golden brown in colour.
  5. Add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw aroma evaporates.
  6. Add spices asafoetida, turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, anardana powder and coriander powder.
  7. Saute for a min and add tomato puree. Cook the masala on low heat for 3-4 min.
  8. Once masala starts leaving oil on the edges, it means masala is cooked.
  9. Add boiled chickpeas to the cooked masala and add salt to taste.
  10. Add 1 cup of water. Put the lid on and let it boil.
  11. Once it comes to boil slow down the heat to minimum possible heat and let it simmer for 7-8 min.
  12. Till now chole will get thicken in consistency and trapped aroma of spices.
  13. Chickpeas are ready to serve.
  14. Cut boiled potato into cubes.
  15. Soak the whole wheat bread in room temperature water for few seconds.
  16. Now squeeze all the water from the bread and add to the chopped potato.
  17. Add spices cumin powder, coriander powder, chaat masala, ginger powder, green chilies, red chili powder, dry mango powder and black salt.
  18. Mash the potatoes mixture with the help of potato masher or better to use hand.
  19. Mix everything thoroughly.
  20. Now divide the mixture into 5 equal portions and make patty out of it.
  21. Now coat the aloo patties in corn flour also known as corn starch.
  22. Heat a non stick skillet on high heat for shallow frying.
  23. Drizzle some oil on skillet. Put the tikkis gently on the pan.
  24. Smear some oil on tikki as well. Cook till bottom side is brown and crispy.
  25. Once cooked, flip the tikkis using spatula and let it get brown other side as well.
  26. Shift them to a plate and keep it aside.
  27. Now start plating.
  28. Pour chole in a serving dish and place two aloo tikki over.
  29. Drizzle some yogurt. Pour the green chutney or sweet tamarind chutney. If you don't have chutney ready tomato ketchup will also work.
  30. Sprinkle chopped mint leaves and lastly garnish with sev.
  31. Serve aloo tikki chole immediately.