How to make Poha Aloo Tikki -

Aloo tikki with a twist.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Pressed rice, Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Poha Aloo Tikki

Poha Aloo Tikki Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Poha Aloo Tikki Recipe

  • Pressed rice 1 cup

  • Potatoes boiled 3 medium

  • Green chillies 3

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Roasted peanuts crushed 1/2 cup

  • Oil to shallow


Step 1

Place the poha over a sieve and pour water over it to moisten it.

Step 2

Chop green chillies and add it to mashed potatoes in a bowl. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, crushed peanuts and poha and mix together.

Step 3

Heat 3-4 tbsps oil in a non stick pan. Shape the poha mixture into round tikkis and place them on the pan and shallow fry on medium heat, turning sides, till both sides are golden.

Step 4

Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.