Jan 9, 2012

Aloo Tikki & Green Chutney


Aloo Tikki

A tasty shallow fried evening snack with green chutney. Popular in North Indian cuisine !!!

Makes: 6 (or 5 - 7)

Serves: 2 - 3

You will need

3 potatoes, boiled and mashed

1 onion (small size), very finely chopped (2 tablespoons very finely chopped onion)

2 tablespoons cup mint & coriander leaves, finely chopped

3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder

1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

1/ 4 teaspoon amchur powder ( dried mango powder )

3/4 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )

2 tablespoon oil

Method

Mix boiled and mashed potatoes, chopped onion, chopped mint and coriander leaves, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, amchur powder and salt to taste ( do not add water ). Make a soft mixture ( like a soft dough).

Divide this aloo mixture into 6 equal portions. Make round balls and flatten into round shape tikki ( like patty ).

Heat oil in a frying pan (tawa). Arrange tikki and fry on a low heat for 8 - 10 minutes till golden color on each side.

Serve hot with tomato sauce or mint chutney or tamarind chutney.

1 st recipe

Green Chutney

Serves: 2 - 3

You will need

1 cup ( 200 g ) chopped coriander leaves ( or 150 g coriander leaves and 50 g mint leaves - wash mint and coriander leaves and drain out water thoroughly )

1 onion, chopped

2 teaspoon lemon juice

2 green chillies

1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )

1/2 teaspoon sugar ( or to taste )

1/2 - inch piece ginger

Method

Make a thick paste of above ingredients in a mixer with very little water. If you need thick chutney, do not add more water during grinding ( or you can adjust the consistency with 2 - 3 tablespoon water ). Serve with Aloo tikki.

2 nd recipe

Mint Chutney

You will need

1 cup (100 g) mint leaves

1 garlic clove, chopped

½ teaspoon jeera powder (cumin seed)

¼ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

1 tablespoon water

Method

Wash mint leaves and drain out water thoroughly. Transfer all the ingredients into a mixer bowl and make a smooth paste. Serve with Aloo tikki.

3 comments:

Aarthi said...

yummy...tasty one..Bookmarked

Aarthi
http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

Amarendra said...

Awesome recipe.. I am going to try this one.

Kofykat said...

looks yummy. can't wait to try it.