Here is a delicious and easy vegetarian starters for monsoon evenings. Aloo tikki is a favourite snack amongst kids and adults; and it definitely goes well with channa masala.
3 large potatoes, boiled and mashed
1/2 cup peas
Onion 1, medium sized, finely chopped
2 green chillies, finely chopped
1 tso red chilli powder
1 tsp chaat masala powder
1/2 tsp dry mango powder
1 tsp roasted cumin powder
1 tbsp grated ginger
Coriander leaves finely chopped
2 tbsp bread crumbs
2 tbsp cornflour
Oil to shallow fry
Salt as per taste
1. Mix the mashed potatoes with the spices and breadcrumb.
2. Divide the mixture into 8 equal roundels. Flatten each ball or roundel between your palms to make the round patties or tikkis.
3. Coat each takki with bread crumbs.
4. Heat oil on a non-stick tawa and place the tikkis on it. Shallow fry till golden brown on both sides. Remove on a kitchen tissue paper to allow the excess oil to be soaked.
Your aloo tikkis are ready to serve.