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Saturday, January 8, 2011

Aloo Tikki

Ingredients:
3 large Potatoes
3/4 cup Green Peas
1/2 - 3/4 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
3/4 - 1 tsp Chilly powder
3/4 tsp Chat Masala
1/2 tsp Garam Masala
1/4 tsp Cumin seed powder
1/4 tsp Coriander seed powder
1/2 tsp dry Mango powder / Amchoor powder
10-12 strands of Coriander leaves
Salt to taste
1/4 cup Bread Crumbs
4 - 5 tsp Oil

Recipe:
Put potatoes in a pressure cooker, add sufficient amount of water and cook.(2-3 whistles). Once the pressure goes off, immediately take off the potatoes from the cooker and keep them aside. Once they come to room temperature remove the outer cover and grate them as shown in the picture.

Cook the green peas by adding sufficient amount of water in a pressure cooker. Once the pressure goes off, remove the excess water content, mash them lightly and keep them aside. Chop the coriander leaves into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put 1 tsp oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan and heat. Add ginger garlic paste and fry them for about 1-2 mins in low flame. Add chopped coriander leaves and fry them for about 1-2 mins in low flame. Add mashed green peas and fry them for about 1 min. Add grated potato, cumin seed powder, coriander seed powder, garam masala, chilly powder, dry mango powder, salt and mix them well. Fry them for about 2-3 mins in medium/low flame.

Take little amount of prepared masala and pat it to medium thick round shapes as shown in the picture below.

Roll each patties in bread crumb mixture and keep them aside.


Sprinkle 1-2 tsp oil in a nonstick pan and heat. Place the patties as shown in the picture below.

Shallow fry both the sides of patties in medium flame for about 4-5 mins as shown in the picture below.

Serve hot along with green mint chutney and tomato ketchup.