Aloo Tikki Chole is a very popular street food of North India. Aloo Tikki is made with Boiled Potatoes and spices and Chole are Garbenzo Beans or Chickpea, which are cooked in spicy and flavorful gravy or curry. Aloo Tikki can be made simply with boiled potatoes or sometimes it is stuffed with various types of fillings, such as Green Peas and Chana Dal.
Indian Chickpea Curry is the special delicacy of North Indian Cuisine and it is served with Ragda Patties and Chana Masala. The duo of the crisp plus golden potato patties and the spicy chickpea curry is always served with Coriander Chutney, Mint Chutney and Khajur Imli Ki Chutney.
In Mumbai, Aloo Tikki Chole Chaat of Punjabi Ghasitaram Halwai‘s shop is very famous, and you will be really tempting towards the bursting of so many flavors and tastes in the mouth. I know that, each halwai or shop has their own stamp of taste and flavor of the aloo tikki chole, and it is quite difficult to get the recipes out from them as these recipes are a part of their business lineage and a well guarded secret, but then too you can have your own twist to your recipes and dishes.
Whether it is a famous Chandini Chowk and Lajpat Nagar of Delhi or Indore’s Chappan Dukan (56 shops) or the Mumbai’s Chowpatty and not to miss the Hazratganj of Lucknow and also the east metropolitan bypass of Calcutta; all these famous Chaat stops in India, serve this yummy Tikki Chole Chaat. So why to miss the opportunity to make it today and make a chaat-day by trying this home-made recipe and relished Chole Tikki chaat with family & friends.
Now a days, Aloo Tikki is not only served with Chole, but also it is stuffed in burgers, bread slices, pita breads and in Sandwiches. One can do lot of variation with it. So let’s start making Aloo Tikki Chole Recipe at home. For complete list of ingredients and step by step instructions, please refer to recipe snippet below.
Aloo Tikki Chole Recipe – Step by Step
Boil the potatoes, peel and mash them in a big bowl. Add Red chili powder, Turmeric powder, chaat masala, garam masala powder, fine chopped green chilies and salt to taste.
Now mix in Bread Crumbs, boiled Chana dal and fine chopped fresh coriander leaves. Mix all the ingredients very well and make small sized portions from the prepared aloo mixture. Flatten each portion in a round or heart shaped patty with patty mould, just like shown in images.Make 4 to 5 medium sized patties from this mixture. Heat good amount of oil either in a pan or in a flat griddle / tawa for shallow frying the patties.
Make all the Patties in same way till they turn golden and crisp from both sides.For the nice platting of this yummy snack dish, place the aloo patty onto a serving plate and top with cooked Peshawari chana. Spread some Coriander and Tamarind Chutney. Sprinkle some nylon sev and finely chopped fresh coriander leaves and serve.