Crispy Aloo Tikki

Crispy AlooTikki

बाजार जैसी कुरकुरी आलू टिक्की I Aloo Patties #alootikki

Aloo Tikki is a very popular North Indian snack. Aloo tikka, which literally means potato patty. It is very crispy and made of potato. It is a street food across the country. Its taste enhances when served with spicy chutneys like coriander chutney.

Ingredients – Interesting facts


  • Chillies are natural pain killers.
  • National Chili Day is celebrated in U.S. on 4th Thursday in February.
  • Birds are immune to hotness of Chillies.
  • Hottest part of Chilli are its interior veins, and not its seeds.

Cumin seeds

  • Cumin is believed to be originated from Egypt.
  • It is a drought-tolerant crop and grows in tropical regions.
  • Although it is called Cumin Seed, it is basically fruit of the cumin plant.
  • It is commonly known as Jeera in India.
  • Around 70% of the world’s cumin production is done in India.


  • Ginger is a rhizome (an underground stem) and not a root.
  • India is the largest producer of Ginger.
  • In India, use of ginger in medicine goes back to ancient times.
  • Its generic name is “Zingiber”. It is derived from the Greek word “zingiberis”, which comes from the Sanskrit name of the spice, “singabera”.


  • Salt is the most common ingredient in our kitchen.
  • It is present in each and every cell of our body.
  • Its Latin name is Sal from which the word “salary” is derived. It is believed that in the ancient times, the roman soldiers were paid in salt.
  • It is essential for life, but its excess intake poses health risk.

Recipe Details

Crispy Aloo Tikki

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 5 min Total Time 15 mins Servings: 4 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year





    • Take 3 boiled potatoes in a bowl.
    • Mash them
    • Add the below mentioned ingredients:
      • Chilli flakes – ½ tsp
      • Roasted cumin powder – ½ tsp
      • Green chilli – 1 tsp
      • Crushed ginger – 1 tsp
      • Salt (as per taste) – ½ tsp
      • Corn flour – 3 tbsp
      • Coriander leaves – 3 tbsp
    • Mix it well.
    • Make the mixture non-sticky and not dry as well.
    • Shape the mixture into aloo tikki.
    • Shallow fry on low-medium flame.
    • Flip after 1-2 minute.
    • Fry both sides till golden brown and crispy.

Aloo Tikki is ready

Recipe Video

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