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      Aloo Tikki Chaat

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      Time30 Min
      DifficultyIntermediate
      Serves2

      Chaats are the delicious lick-smacking savouries perfect to indulge at tea time or late evenings. Generally enjoyed as a cheat meal on roadside stalls or food trucks, chaats can be prepared at home with a healthier makeover. Aloo Tikki chaat recipe can be ready in about half-hour with a little pre-planning. Serve it as hors d’oeuvre in brunch, at kitties or indulge in whenever you are craving for ... a sweet and tangy treat. Aloo Tikki Chaat Ingredients are easy to find in any Indian pantry. You will have to soak the moong beans on the previous day and allow it to sprout as a part of pre-preparation. Mint coriander leaves chutney and tamarind dates chutney can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator to use as needed. Boil some potatoes and chop some veggies, you are all set to make Aloo Tikki Chaat restaurant-style at your home whenever you are expecting guests or on popular demand. Potatoes are loved by kids and adults alike in every form. Naturally gluten-free, they are packed with essential bodybuilding nutrients and minerals. It is rich in potassium, vitamin A, B, C, B6, flavonoids, beta-carotene, fibre, magnesium, antioxidants and may help improve digestion, support heart health, and benefit in many other ways.

      Nutrition Info. (per serving)

      ProteinFatCarbsFibre160 Cal160 Cal160 Cal160 Cal
      • 4gProtein
      • 10gFat
      • 17gCarbs
      • 4gFibre

      Ingredients

      Dry Grocery

      Turmeric Powder

      Turmeric Powder

      1 teaspoon

      Salt

      Salt

      1 teaspoon

      Chat Masala

      Chat Masala

      1 teaspoon

      Black Salt

      Black Salt

      0.5 teaspoons

      Refined Oil

      Refined Oil

      3 teaspoons

      Red Chilli Powder

      Red Chilli Powder

      1 teaspoon

      Honey

      Honey

      1 tablespoon

      Fruits & Vegetables

      Potato

      Potato

      3 units

      Coriander W/o Roots

      Coriander W/o Roots

      10 g

      Ginger

      Ginger

      1 tablespoon

      Green Moong Sprouts

      Green Moong Sprouts

      50 g

      Beetroot

      Beetroot

      1 unit

      Dairy

      Curd

      Curd

      100 g

      Other

      Jeera Powder

      Jeera Powder

      1 teaspoon

      Green Chillies

      Green Chillies

      2 units

      Directions
      1
      Whisk curd and honey and set aside. fine chop the green chilli, coriander leaves and ginger . Peel the beetroot and shred it . Keep the shredded beetroot in cold water to make it crunchy .
      2
      Boil the potato in salt water and cook till it gets soft, drain it. Peel and grate potato. Blanch the sprouts in salt water and blanch it till soft, strain it and set aside .
      3
      Take a mixing bowl, add green chilli, ginger, coriander leaves, mash the potato along with all the powdered spices .
      4
      Mix it well and let it rest for 15- 20 minutes.
      5
      Divide the mixture and roll patties of the same shape. Sear it on a non stick pan from both the sides until golden color .
      6
      Take patty in a serving bowl, add whisked honey yogurt. Sprinkle some chat masala along with blanched sprouts, shredded beetroot and top with some imli chutney and green chutney. Serve hot.

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      Aloo Tikki Chaat

      In India, street food is one of the most popular things and is found in great abundance all over the country. They are addictive and can be found everywhere and among the many popular street foods, the Aloo Tikki Chaat is one of them.

      What is Aloo Tikki Chaat?

      Aloo means potato in Hindi and Tikki means cutlet. Aloo Tikki Chaat is a common street food found in almost all eateries and one can satisfy the cravings of this delectable chaat anywhere. Additionally, there are various versions of this food found in every home and restaurant. It is a crispy patty made with mashed and spiced potato which is sauteed or deep-fried to a golden brown colour. It is then topped with many sauces, chutneys, spices, and onions. The Aloo Tikki chaat recipe is an ideal combination of savoury, spicy, sweet, and sour giving it a divine taste. To give it more crunch one can add Sev or other crunchy Namkeens.

      Origin of Aloo Tikki Chaat

      Aloo Tikki Chaat became famous as people were looking to dazzle the famous Aloo Tikki. The Aloo Tikki along with corn chaat, chana chaat, idli chaat, kachori chaat, katori chaat is very popular in North India and is made in almost all chaat stalls especially in Delhi, Punjab, and Haryana regions. Aloo Tikki is believed to have originated from the Indian subcontinent. It was prevalent in North India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. The snack is believed to be a vegetarian option of hash brown. Due to the migration of people from North India to other parts of the country, its popularity spread to many places like Mumbai, Bangalore, etc. In Mumbai, the Tikki Chaat is called Ragda Pattice Chaat and is a spicier version of the Aloo Tikki Chaat. This street food is also popular in South Indian cities like Bangalore and is mainly made using local spices with this version having more coriander. The Tikki Chaat is so yummy that Indians abroad also crave for it. Hence there is a frozen ready-to-eat version also available in stores to cater to such people.

      Is Aloo Tikki Chaat Unhealthy?

      Street food is often considered an unhealthy choice as it is made with lots of oil and is rich in carbs. However, it is considered unhealthy because of the way it is cooked. Aloo Tikki street food can be made healthy or unhealthy by the way it is cooked. If you are looking for a healthy version, instead of eating it from a street vendor you can cook it at home replacing the unhealthy items with healthier versions and enjoy this delicious chaat. Additionally, instead of deep-frying the patty, it can also be baked or shallow-fried using less oil, and the taste remains the same. The Tikki Chaat made this way is considered good for the body due to the benefits of the main ingredient, the potato. There are many benefits of the potato and is because of the nutrition it has. 100 gms of potato has: Calories: 486 Fat 2 g Carbs: 60 g Protein: 13 g Fibre 1g Due to its high nutritional profile like phytonutrients and antioxidants potato offers the following health benefits: Reduces blood pressure: The potassium in potatoes can lower blood pressure. It also contains Kukoamines which can further lower blood pressure. The fibre present in potatoes helps in controlling cholesterol levels. Boosts immunity: Vitamin C which is present in potatoes can help in boosting immunity and also prevents infections and illnesses. Reduces inflammation: The presence of antioxidants in potatoes aids in reducing inflammation in the body. It is useful in people with arthritis symptoms. Boosts the nervous system and brain functioning: Vitamin B6 is vital for brain health as it produces chemicals like dopamine, serotonin, etc. So it helps to maintain the brain and nervous system health. Aids digestion: One of the most useful benefits of potatoes is that it aids in digestion. That is because of the presence of high fibre and high levels of carbs that makes digestion easy.

      Aloo Tikki Chaat Recipe

      The Aloo Ki Tikki Chaat is simple and easy to make and made with ingredients that are available at home. The ingredients needed for the Tikki Chaat recipe is divided into two parts: Ingredients for Aloo Tikki Boiled potatoes: 3 Matar: ½ cup Chana Dal: ¼ cup Corn Starch: 1 tsp Red chilli powder: 1 tsp Salt: To taste Turmeric Powder: 1 teaspoon Mango Powder: 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder: 1 teaspoon Hing: ¼ teaspoon Oil: For shallow frying Coriander leaves: ¼ cup Ingredients for Aloo Tikki Chaat Recipe Dahi: 1 cup Mint Chutney: ¼ cup Sweet Chutney (Tamarind): ¼ cup Sev: As per preference Freshly chopped coriander leaves: 1 tablespoon Step by step instructions to make the Aloo Tikki Chaat recipe To make this Aalu Tikki chaat start by soaking the peas for more than 5 hours. Pressure cook the peas with some salt and enough water. Cook it on low flame for 3 whistles, once cooked strain the excess water. To cook the potatoes, boil the potato and place it in the fridge for it to cool down. Grate the potatoes using a grater and keep them aside. Take a pan and heat oil in it, add spices, Hing, and the cooked peas. Stir until it combines and all the liquid gets evaporated. Mash it to get a smooth consistency and allow it to cool. Take the grated potato, add salt corn flour and combine the mixture to make a dough. Ensure that the dough is non-sticky and there are no lumps. Take a small portion of the mashed potato in your palms and shape it in the form of a disc. If the mixture is sticky, grease the palm and the fingers using oil. To add the peas stuffing, make a well in the center and fill the stuffing. Cover the edges so that it does not spill out. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium flame, shallow fry the Tikkis so that both sides are evenly cooked. Before flipping to the other side, ensure that it is crisp on one side and then turn it to the other side so that it does not break while cooking. Making the Aloo Tikki Chaat Take the curd and whisk it until it turns into a smooth consistency. Take the Tiki on a plate, add curd, mint chutney, sweet chutney, and salt as per taste. Sprinkle the Sev, chopped coriander, and serve hot.

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