Crispy Pan Fried Potato Patties-Cutlets | Aloo Tikki Recipe
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Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: Makes 6
For making potato patties
  • Cooked potatoes- 3
  • Green onions, chopped- 2 tbsp
  • Green pepper, chopped- ¼ cup
  • Spinach, chopped- ½ cup
  • Cilantro, chopped- 2 tbsp
  • Garlic powder- ½ tsp (optional)
  • Paprika- ½ tsp
  • Ground black pepper- ¼ tsp
  • Cumin powder- ½ tsp
  • Garam masala- ½ tsp
  • Dried oregano- ½ tsp (optional)
  • Chaat Masala- 1 tsp
  • Salt- 1 tsp
  • Bread crumbs- ¼ cup
Making slurry
  • Cornstarch- 2 tbsp
  • Cold water- 3 tbsp
For pan-frying
  • Oil- ¼ cup
  1. Cook the potatoes in the microwave in potato setting till fork tender.
  2. Or cook them in boiling water.
  3. Let the potatoes cool down & peel off the skin
  4. In a bowl, mash the potatoes & add all the ingredients mentioned 'for making the patties', combine well.
  5. I've added a tsp of chaat masala, this will impart a nice tangy taste & flavour. Don't skip adding this.
  6. Make into patties. Keep aside.
  7. In a bowl, combine cornstarch & cold water. Make into a smooth slurry without any lumps.
  8. Place a non-stick wide pan over medium heat, add ¼ cup oil just enough for pan frying.
  9. Dip the potato patties in cornstarch slurry. This will make the cutlets crispy.
  10. Place them on the oil.
  11. Pan fry till both the sides turn crispy & golden brown in color.
  12. Transfer to a plate.
  13. These cutlets have turned really cripsy.
  14. Enjoy with your favourite dipping sauce or tomato ketchup. YUM!
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