Sunday, 17 July 2011

Bharwaan Aloo Tikki

 This preparation will make 6 tikkis


For tikkis:

6 medium sized potatoes (boiled)
2 tablespoon cornflour
2 teaspoon salt
ghee/oil  for shallow fry

For filling:

1/2 cup boiled peas
1/2 cup any left out munches(cornflakes mixture,khatta meetha, moong dal etc)
1 teaspoon cumin seeds(jeera)
1/2 teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder(dhania powder)
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder(haldi powder)
1/2 teaspoon red pepper powder(lal mirch)
1/4 dry mango powder(aamchoor)
1/4 cumin powder(jeera powder)
1/2 teaspoon rock salt(kaala namak)
1/2 teaspoon table salt
1 tablespoon ghee/oil

For garnishing:

4 tablespoon curd
tamarind chutney/sweet chutney
coriander leaves chutney
1/2 cup sliced tomatoes
1/2 cup sliced onions
cumin powder
red pepper powder
chaat masala


Filling preparation:

In a grinder,crush the munches into a powder. Heat a pan, add ghee/oil. Put hing and cumin seeds.When these start crackling, add peas and spices. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes. Add powdered munches and saute for 2 more minutes. Remove the mixture and let it cool.

Tikki preparation: 

In a bowl take mashed/grated potatoes. Add corn-flour and salt to the meshed potatoes. Make 6 balls from meshed potatoes. Add a teaspoon of (peas-munches) filling in each ball. After this shape the balls into round tikkis. Shallow fry the tikkis on both sides on low-medium flame.Yummy tikkis are ready.


Take curd,beat it well.Add chaat masala to it. Place (a single or) a pair of Aloo tikki on a plate, Break the tikkis from center,put a table spoon of beaten curd on it. Add a teaspoon of both (Tamarind/sweet chutney & Coriander) chutneys. Place slices of tomatoes and onions (based on taste) and lastly the seasonings.

Bharwaan tikkis are ready to serve.

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