Potato - Beetroot Tikki
A delicious snack !!!
Makes: 6 - 8
Serves: 2 - 3
3 potatoes (aloo), boiled and mashed
1 beetroot ( small ), boiled ( drain out water ) and mashed / grated
1 onion ( small ), finely chopped
1/4 cup mint & coriander leaves, finely chopped
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder (or 2 pinches clove powder, 2 pinches cinnamon powder and 2 pinches nutmeg powder)
1/ 4 teaspoon amchur powder ( dry mango powder )
3/4 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
2 tablespoon oil
Mix boiled and mashed potatoes, beetroot, chopped onion, chopped mint and coriander leaves, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, amchur powder, garam masala powder and salt to taste ( do not add water ). Make a soft mixture / dough.
Divide this aloo - beetroot mixture into 6 - 8 equal portions.
Make round balls and flatten into round shape tikki ( like patty ) ( each tikki weighs 50 g and 2.5 - inches in diametre ).
Heat oil in a frying pan. Arrange tikki and fry on a low to medium heat for 8 - 10 minutes till golden color on each side ( sprinkle remaining oil ). Carefully remove it with a flat spatula.
Serve hot with tomato sauce or mint chutney or tamarind chutney.