Spicy mini aloo tikkis

Spicy mini aloo tikkis is a popular Indian Snack
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Deep Fry
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Serves 4
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1/2 kg - potatoes, boiled and mashed

4 slices of white bread

1/2 cup - sabudanas (sago, soaked until it swells, then squeezed dry)

Juice of half a Lime

Salt to taste

For the filling:

1/2 tsp - whole Cumin seeds

1/2 tsp - whole Coriander seeds

3-4 green chillies, chopped

1 tsp - Red Chilli powder

Salt and black pepper to taste

1/2 tsp - amchur (dry Mango powder) or

1 tsp - Lime juice

2 tbsp - chopped Coriander leaves

1/2 cup - Channa dal, boiled (do not over boil)



  1. Mix all the ingredients.
  2. Divide the mixture equally and shape into small balls. Set aside.
  3. For the filling:
  4. In a frying pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil.
  5. Add cumin seeds and coriander seeds.
  6. Add chopped green chillies, red chilli powder, salt, black pepper, amchoor or lime juice. Mix well.
  7. Add coriander leaves. Stir.
  8. Add the boiled dal and fry for 5-7 mins.
  9. Keep aside to cool.
  10. Flatten each potato ball.
  11. Fill each ball with a little dal mixture.
  12. Flatten and shape the tikkis and deep fry.
  13. Serve hot with tomato ketchup or coriander mint chutney.

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