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Aloo tikki
Aloo Tikki served with chutneys.jpg
Aloo tikki served with mint and tamarind sauce and yogurt
Type Snack
Place of origin India, Pakistan
Region or state North India, Punjab, Pakistan
Serving temperature Hot
Main ingredients Potatoes, Onions spices & herbs
Variations Ragda pattice
Cookbook: Aloo tikki  Media: Aloo tikki

Aloo tikki is an North Indian snack made of boiled potatoes, onions and various spices. "Aloo" means potato, and the word "tikki" means a small cutlet or croquette. It is served hot along with saunth, tamarind and coriander-mint sauce, and sometimes yogurt or chick peas.

Variations[edit]

In Pakistan, aloo tikki is a very popular snack. It is usually eaten with naan and chutney for breakfast or lunch as well as just with tea in evening. It is also the popular in school cafeterias. It is often made during Ramadan time when ending daily fasts (iftar).

In Mumbai, a popular version is aloo tikki served with a spicy curry and various chutneys. It is called "Ragda pattice" and is sold on the various chaat stalls throughout the city and especially the Chowpatti Beach.

Aloo tikki is mashed potato patties mixed with coriander, onion and spices, deep-fried in oil. Some North Indian dhabas or café-style eateries will sandwich the aloo in bread.

In the United Kingdom, vegetable tikki is available from delicatessen counters at various shops. It is very popular in the East Midlands area.

As with the majority of cultural and linguistic factors – barring other influences – this cuisine can be found in areas that are part of the Indian subcontinent, such as Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and India.

In Delhi, "chandni chowk" is known for its aloo tikki and other chaats [1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Purani Delhi Food". delhi tourism. 

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1226 news items

The Guardian

The Guardian
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 00:45:37 -0800

Prasad, whose aloo tikki is distinctly fancy, makes a spinach puree instead, with butter and fenugreek leaves, and pipes it into little coins which are then frozen for ease of stuffing the finished cakes. It's completely, utterly delicious, but gets ...

Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake Tribune
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:39:54 -0700

Pictured are the Everest Tandoori Mix Grill, a combo of reshami kabab, chicken tikka, lamb chops, shrimp and chicken, chicken wings, garlic naan, and the Everest Platter, a mix of aloo tikki, paneer pakoda, vegetable pakoda and vegetable samosa.

One Green Planet

One Green Planet
Wed, 09 Mar 2016 04:42:47 -0800

These sweet potato patties are fluffy on the outside, but crisp on the inside with a blend of Indian spices giving the flavor a savory kick. Best part is, they're really easy to make. They're a fantastic addition to the dinner table when served ...

The Courier-Journal

The Courier-Journal
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:32:46 -0700

Aloo tikki, round potato patties, are wonderfully crunchy on the outside and smoothly spuddy on the inside. Paneer pakoras are a not-to-be resisted blend of cottage cheese and chutney. My favorite of the assortment was onion bhajhi, shredded onion ...
 
Times of India
Sun, 01 Nov 2015 12:29:24 -0800

GURGAON: A large part of old Gurgaon's charm has always been the aroma and sights of street food. Rupa Tikki Wala, located on the bustling Sohna Chowk, is an institution. It's one of Gurgaon's oldest and most famous street food stalls. Set up by ...
 
Refinery29
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:11:11 -0700

Padma Lakshmi, in her memoir Love, Loss, and What We Ate says, “Back then, eating was also a means of beautification, since the more aloo tikki and murukku you consume, the more likely you'd be to reach a voluptuousness akin to American size 10 or 12, ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Fri, 16 Oct 2015 15:52:30 -0700

The famous aloo-tikki chaat is a golden, crispy fried potato patty, often stuffed with peas and dal masala and topped with an assortment of tangy,spicy sweet and sour chutneys, a creamy spiced yoghurt or both. It is assembled in a little, dried leaf ...

HungryForever (blog)

HungryForever (blog)
Mon, 22 Feb 2016 04:12:39 -0800

Frankies are Indian wraps that are famous on the streets of Mumbai, Maharashtra (as the Mumbai Burrito). The aloo tikki frankie is exactly what it sounds like. A tangy blend of Indian and spices and potato wrapped up in a roti or paratha – similar to a ...
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