Monday, April 1, 2013

Potato Cakes / Aloo Tikki

I know there has been no post for a long time now. Its all thanks to a new job and the major move from the Big Apple. Since I settled in just a little bit, I decided to update the blog.

This is a simple recipe and I made it for a get together with friends before I left NY. Less ingredients. Less hassle


1. Potatoes (medium sized) - 5 

2. Salt - to taste

4. Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tea spoon

5. Cilantro - 2 sprigs

6. Green Chilies - 2 (finely chopped)

7. Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tea spoon

8. Oil 

Preparation Time : 15- 20 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins


1. Boil potatoes until tender. 

2. Once boiled, peel the sking and mash them.

3. Add all the ingredients (except for the oil) and mix well.

4. Check for taste and adjust salt and spice accordingly.

5. Now , roll out the mashed potato micture using a rolling pin to about 1 inch thickness.

6. Using a glass or a cookie cutter, cut into rounds or desired shape.

7. In a skillet take 2-3 tablespoons of oil and shallow fry them till golden brown.

8. Serve with mint chutney and enjoy!

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