Aloo Tikki Recipe With Tamarind Date Chutney

Aloo tikki is a popular Indian street food that is prepared with boiled potatoes, spices, and herbs. This dish never fails to bring the cheer to a party. So, go on, try this dish when guests come over or relish this dish over some chai. The perfect accompaniment to this dish is the Tamarind Date Chutney from Mother’s Recipe.

Total Time 40 minutes
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes 
Servings  7 tikkis

For the tikki 

  • 3 medium potatoes 
  • 3/4 cup flattened rice
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 1-2 green chili finely chopped
  • 1.5 tablespoons cornstarch

For the filling

  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1.5 teaspoons finely chopped ginger
  • 1 cup crumbled paneer
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili powder or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon amchur powder 
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon black salt
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons golden raisins chopped
  • 2 teaspoons broken cashews

For the side

  • Tamarind Date Chutney from Mother’s Recipe
  • Boil the potatoes, peel, and let them cool. Mash them well.
  • Meanwhile, add flattened rice flakes to a bowl and then add little water to it. 
  • After 5 minutes are up, add chopped green chili, ginger, corn starch, and the flattened rice flakes. Mix it all until well combined.
  • For the stuffing, heat the oil, add the fennel seeds and cumin seeds.
  • Add the chopped ginger. Saute for a few seconds. Then add the crumbled paneer and mix.
  • Then add red chili powder, amchur powder, garam masala, chaat masala, and black salt. Also, add the salt to the mix.
  • Then, add the chopped cilantro, raisins, cashews. 
  • Now take one of the potato balls. Flatten it and add the paneer filling inside the potato disc.
  • The stuffing should be completely sealed inside.
  • Heat oil on medium heat in a Kadai. Fry the tikki for 3 to 4 minutes until it forms a crust but doesn’t get any color. Take the tikki out of the oil.
  • Once the tikkis have cooled down. Fry it again until the tikki becomes nice golden brown.
  • Take the crisp tikki out of the hot oil.
  • Enjoy the dish with Tamarind Date Chutney from Mother’s Recipe

Nutritional Value 

Calories 127kcal
Carbohydrates  4g
Fat  9g
Cholesterol  21mg
Protein  4g



The list of tasty and easy-to-make Indian snacks are endless, but we hope this list helps you in pleasing the guests and making the party a super interesting one. Now, don’t wait for the festive season to try these recipes, go on and prepare them already!