Aloo Tikki | Potato cutlet | potato patties-How to make-Step by step photos

Aloo Tikki By GunaSelvi

Cuisine Style: India | Preparation Time:10 min | Cooking Time: 5 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Type : Snacks | Take with: Chilli sauce, Tomato sauce, Green Chutney

Main Ingredients

  • Potato -4 [boiled, mashed]
  • Bread crumbs – ¼ cup
  • Grenn chilli -1 tbsp[finely chopped or mashed]
  • Ginger & garlic - 1 tbsp [finely chopped]
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder– 1tsp
  • Corn flour –¼ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Boil potato, let it cool then mash without lumps.
  • In a bowl add mashed potato, salt, red chilli pwoder, garam masala powder, corn flour, gigner garlic and green chilli mix well.
  • Add 3 tbsp bread crumbs mix well
  • You can keep it in the refrigerator for 25 minutes to avoid stickiness while making balls or you can instantly deep fry.
  • Make lemon size ball out of the mixture.
  • Flatten & shape cutlet
  • sprinkle corn flour over the cutlet, coat well.
  • In a bowl add 3 tbsp corn flour, water mix well & make flowing consistency batter
  • Dip each cutlet in the corn flour mixture & roll it in breadcrumbs.
  • Make sure all the sides are coated with breadcrumbs equally.
  • Heat enough oil in a pan then put prepared raw cutlet & deep fry till crisp & golden brown on medium hot oil.
  • Or you can shallow fry in dosa tawa.
  • Once it’s ready remove from oil, drain on absorbent paper.
  • Serve hot with chilli sauce or green chutney

Tips & Notes

  • You can add finely chopped vegetables in filling mixture
  • you can replace corn flour with rice flour for crispiness
  • You can make balls, croquettes using this mixture.
  • You can replace potato with sweet potato, raw banana, chickpeas or semolina
  • Dont fry these cutlet in high flame
  • You can shallow fry cutlets
  • Mixture is sticky add more bread crumbs, corn flour or refrigerate


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How to make Aloo tikki / Potato cutlet-Stepwise pictures

In a bowl add mashed potato, salt mix wellBoil potato, Mash well

Add corn flourAdd corn flour

Add red chilli powderAdd red chilli powder

Add garam masala powderAdd garam masala powder

Add bread crumbs mix wellAdd bread crumbs mix well

Add gigner, garlic & green chilliAdd gigner, garlic & green chilli

Mix well Mash well

Make ballsMake balls


Coat with corn flourCoat with corn flour

Raw aloo tikki readyRaw aloo tikki ready

Dip with corn flour water mixtureDip with corn flour water mixture

Cover with breadcrumbsCover with breadcrumbs

Raw aloo tikki with breadcrumbs readyRaw aloo tikki with breadcrumbs ready

Heat enough oil in a pan, put raw aloo tikkiHeat enough oil in a pan, put raw aloo tikki

Deep fry till crisp and golden brownDeep fry till crisp and golden brown

Flip over, cook both sidesFlip over, cook both sides

Now its ready, remove it from oilNow its ready, remove it from oil

Crispy outside and soft inside aloo tikki readyCrispy outside and soft inside aloo tikki ready

Serve hot with toamto chilli sauce, or you can place it on chapathi or bread, burger etcaloo tikki

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