Monday, June 10, 2013

ALOO TIKKI CHAT

Aloo tikki is a North Indian snack made of boiled potatoes and various spices. "Aloo" means potato, and the word "tikki" means a small cutlet or croquette. It is found in almost every chaat shop or stall in Delhi as well as in other parts of India. It is served hot along with tamarind and coriander-mint chutney, known as Hari chutney, and sometimes yogurt or chick peas



INGREDIENTS:-

FOR TIKKI:

Boiled Potatoes–3 large(peeled)
Boiled Green peas-1/2 cup(optional)
Chopped cilantro-1 tbsp
Chili powder-1/2 tsp
Roasted cumin powder-1 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste-1 tsp
Chopped Green chili-2
Bread crumbs-3 tbsp
Cornflour-1 tbsp
Salt as per taste
Hot cooking oil-2 tbsp
Oil for shallow frying or cooking spray

FOR ASSEMBLY:

Tamarind chutney-1/2 cup(see ingredients and recipe here)
Green chutney-1/2 cup(see ingredients and recipe here)
Tomato ketchup-2 tbsp(optional)
Sweet yogurt-1/2 cup(mix 2 tsp sugar,a pinch of salt and 2-3 tbsp of water in a thick yogurt)
Chopped onion-2 tbsp
Chopped Green chilies–2
Chopped Cilantro–1 tbsp
Roasted Cumin powder–2 tsp
Sev-1/2 cup
Papdi-10-12
Chat masala-1/2 tsp
Black salt as per taste




METHOD:-

1-In a bowl,take boiled and peeled potatoes.Mash them well.Then add bread crumbs,cornflour,green peas,ginger-garlic paste,green chilies,cilantro,chili powder,cumin powder,salt and hot oil,mix well.
2-Make equal portions of the dough.Take each portion in your palm make a orange sized ball.Now flatten it to make tikki.Tikkies can be round or oval shaped.Smooth out the edges of the tikkies and keep aside.[Apply little oil on your palms to avoid tikkies sticking on your hand].
3-Heat a nonstick pan,spray cooking oil on it and fry the tikkies golden brown on both the sides.Keep the heat medium high.Drain them on kitchen towel and keep aside.
4-Place the tikki in plate,smear sweet curd,green chutney,tamarind chutney and tomato ketchup.Top it with chopped onion,chopped green chilies,chopped cilantro.
5-Then sprinkle crushed papdi,sev,little chat masala and black salt.Serve immediately and Enjoy the amazing aloo tikki chat.
(You can also add boiled chick peas or chick peas curry.)


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