Get this easy Pakistani Aloo Tikki recipe that is fool-proof and comes together in just 35 minutes. It has very basic ingredients and the tempering makes it so flavourful.
It is made with many variations. Below is the list of ingredients and its substitute if needed.
onion , chilli
Boil potatoes, remove potatoes immediately from the water and let them cool naturally in a colander. Peel and mash potatoes. Set aside.
Heat oil in a pan, and make tempering by adding all ingredients for tempering in a pan. Mix well and cook for 1 minute until it sizzles.
And remaining ingredients are bread crumbs, coriander, cornflour/cornstarch, chat masala, and lemon juice. Mix well.
Roll out 10 small Tikki from the prepared mixture.
At this stage, keep Tikki in the fridge for chilling for 10 minutes. (Keep in the airtight box if storing for more than 30 minutes.) Keeping under a fan to dry is also helpful.
Fry Tikki in very hot oil, and adjust the heat while frying as needed. Do not flip Tikki immediately after placing it in oil. Let it get firm.
By Mariam Sodawater