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Recipe: Aloo Tikki Chole | How to make Aloo Tikki Chole | Tikki Recipes
Recipe Aloo Tikki Chole

Aloo tikki chole recipe with by step photos – aloo tikki chole is a popular street food of north india. Aloo tikki are spiced potato patties. Sometimes they are stuffed with various fillings. Whereas chole is a spicy and hot north indian chickpea curry.

The duo of the crisp plus golden potato patties and the spicy chickpea curry is always served with coriander – mint chutney and tamarind-dates chutney. Sometimes shredded cabbage, carrots, chopped onions and cucumber raita or carrot raita are also served.


Recipe Type Veg.

INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)

    Essential Contents:

  • 3 or 4 medium size potatoes/aloo
  • 1 tsp cumin powder/jeera powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder/dhania powder
  • 1 tsp fennel/saunf powder
  • ½ tsp red chili powder/lal mirch powder
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder/amchur powder
  • ¼ tsp dry ginger powder/saunth
  • ½ tsp chaat masala powder
  • 11/2 or 2 tbsp corn flour/corn starch
  • 1 or 2 tbsp oil for frying the tikkis
  • salt or black salt or rock salt as required
  • Other Accompaniments & Garnishing:

  • 1 bowl of amritsari chole or punjabi chole/chana
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • ¼ cup chopped coriander
  • ½ cup mint coriander chutney or coriander chutney
  • ½ cup tamarind dates chutney
  • chaat masala as required
  • red chili powder as required (optional)
  • lemon juice as required (optional)


  1. Boil or steam the potatoes first till they are cooked till soft.
  2. Peel the potatoes when they are still warm and then mash them.
  3. Add all the spice powders listed above including salt.
  4. Add the corn flour as well. stir and mix well.
  5. Make medium sized patties from the potato mixture.
  6. Shallow fry or pan fry till the patties are crisp and browned.
  7. Serve with chole/chickpea curry topped with both the mint-coriander chutney and tamarind-dates chutney.
  8. Also add some chopped onions, chaat masala and sev.
  9. You can also add some yogurt if you want.
  10. Serve aloo tikki chole immediately.


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