Straight from the Indian streets into the comfort of your favourite hangout – Mallika’s restaurant, a crisp mix of peas, potatoes and authentic Indian spices to give you that warm feeling on a rainy day with a cup of Ginger Chai!

Total Time

55 mins

Prep time

10 mins

Cook time

45 mins


6 Persons


    • 4 potatoes, boiled and peeled
    • 1/2 tsp coriander seeds
    • 1/2 tsp pepper
    • 1/2 tsp cumin
    • 1/2 cup peas, boiled
    • Sea salt to taste
    • 2 tsp ginger paste
    • 100 ml refined oil
    • 1 onion, julienne
    • 1 green chilli, chopped
    • Fresh coriander, asmall bunch
    • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • Method

    1. Dry roast coriander seeds, pepper and cumin in a pan. Powder the dry roasted spices into mortar and pestle.
    2. In a bowl mash four potatoes. In another bowl mash half a cup of peas. Combine these two together and mix well.
    3. Add 2 tsp ginger paste.
    4. In a pan, saute one onion (julienne) with refined oil and add them into aloo tikki mixture.
    5. Add little salt, roasted masala spice, green chilly, fresh coriander and red chilli powder into aloo tikki mixture. Mix well. Add 1/2 tsp oil for some moisture.
    6. Take a portion of aloo tikki mixture and make a ball out of it and gently flatten them into a round shape. Keep them in the fridge for 30 minutes.
    7. Sprinkle some flour onto them.
    8. In a pan, shallow fry the aloo tikki with refined oil.
    9. Garnish and serve hot.