You will find it everywhere in the streets of India as aloo tikki is one of the most popular Indian street foods.

Personally, I made it in its healthiest version as I didn't fry it in a lot of oil like those who make the classic recipe do, but I cooked it in a non-stick wok with a little olive oil so that it gets some color on both sides.

You can put it in the oven for an equally healthy version without any oil if you wish.

What are the basic ingredients of aloo tikki?

The basic ingredients are potato, peas and the spices that give flavor to the two basic ingredients.

Tips and Substitutions

Instead of oat flour, you can put buckwheat, rice, flaxseed flour.

You can also replace the peas with corn or boiled chickpeas.

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Aloo Tikki

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 151
An amazing indian street food.


  • 500 gr. potatoes
  • 100 gr. peas fresh or frozen

for the filling

  • 1/4 tsp red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • salt

for the potato mixture

  • 1/2 tsp red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp oat flour
  • 1 tbsp corn flour


  • Start by boiling the potatoes along with the peas. This will take you around 20-30 minutes. Drain. Let the potatoes cool.
  • In a bowl mash the peas with a fork and add red pepper, lemon juice, ginger and salt. Set aside.
  • Mix the potatoes with the oats, corn flour, red pepper, turmeric, lemon juice, cumin and salt. Make a homogeneous mixture.
  • Divide it in 8 pieces.
  • Make 8 potato cups and in each cup put 1 tbsp. pea mixture. Close each cup and form a ball.
  • Then press the balls to make them more like burgers.
  • Bake for a few minutes in a non-stick pan with a little olive oil or in the oven for 20 minutes in 180C. At 10 minutes turn the aloo tikki.
  • Serve with salad and sauce of your choice. I personally made an Indian raita which is, I would say, the Indian answer to our tzatziki.
Calories: 151kcal
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: aloo tikki


Calories: 151kcal

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