Thursday, March 01, 2007

Aloo Tikki


1 kg potatoes

3-4 bread slices

2 onions, finely chopped

1 tablespoon coriander leaves, chopped

!/2 teaspoon mint leaves, chopped

1 teaspoon jeera powder

2 teaspoon coriander powder

1 teaspoon chilly powder

1/4 teaspoon Punjabi garam masala

1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

1 cup breadcrumbs

Oil for frying

Salt to taste


Firstly cook the potatoes in the pressure cooker. While they are still warm, peel and mash the potatoes.

Soak the bread slices in water for a minute. Then squeeze them dry and add to the mashed potatoes.

To this mixture, add the chopped chillies, onions, coriander leaves, and mint leaves, coriander powder, jeera powder, chilly powder, Punjabi garam masala powder, salt and lemon juice and mix well.

Make small rounds of this mixture and flatten them on the palm. Roll the tikki in the breadcrumbs and shallow fry them in a pan. Fry the tikki until it turns golden brown in color. Serve hot with mint chutney.

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