Ahloo Tikki – How to Make Aloo Tikki – Indian Vegetarian Recipes

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Indian Vegetarian Recipes – Aloo Tikki – Ahloo Tikki

Ahloo Tikki or Aloo Tikki is a snack food commonly sold among the street vendors of India. “Aloo” means potato while “tikki” means a circular croquette. It’s served with various chutneys and spices. In this recipe, we’ve topped the Aloo Tikki several things including: yogurt, garbanzo beans, chutneys, and other spices.

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Servings: 7-8
  • Prep Time: 20-25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10-12 minutes
  • Total Time: 35-40 minutes


  • 8-9 Potatoes
  • 3 pieces of white bread
  • Plain Yogurt (16oz)
  • Green Chutney to taste
  • Dates Chutney to taste
  • 1 can of garbanzo beans
  • ½ of a sliced onion
  • ½ bunch of cilantro
  • Chaat Masala to taste for toppings at the end
  • Red chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon for garbanzo beans or to taste
    • To taste for toppings at the end
    • Salt
      • ½ teaspoon for potatoes or to taste
      • ¼ teaspoon for garbanzo beans or to taste
      • Water
        • 4-5 oz for yogurt or to your preference
        • Additional to soak bread

 Cooking Instructions:

  1. Immerse bread into water.
  2. Meanwhile, make cuts into the potatoes.
  3. Microwave the potatoes until they’re mushy and soft.
  4. Meanwhile, add yogurt to a bowl. Add about 4-5oz of water to yogurt. Beat the yogurt and water like an egg. You can add or more less water depending on how thick you want the yogurt to be.
  5. Once potatoes are done, peel potatoes and mash in a large bowl.
  6. Crumple bread up and add to the potatoes. Mix.
  7. Add salt to the potato bread. Mix.
  8. Take a palm size of bread and potato mix. Roll into circular croquettes. Use a few drops of water on hands to croquettes (tikki) to stick together better. Repeat until done.
  9. Add about 1 tablespoon of corn oil to a pan.
  10. Add the croquettes to the pan. Fry for about 5 minutes or until it turns brown. Flip and repeat for the other side.
  11. Wash and drain garbanzo beans. Add them to pan. Heat them up for 3-4 minutes until warm. Add red chili pepper and salt. Mix.
  12. Top off the croquettes with the following: yogurt, garbanzo beans, sliced onions, green chutney, dates chutney, red chili powder, chaat masala, and cilantro.

Indian Vegetarian Recipes – Aloo Tikki – Ahloo Tikki

Indian Vegetarian Recipes – Aloo Tikki – Ahloo Tikki