How to make Sabudana Tikki with Aloo Bhaji

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Sago (sabudana) (साबुदाना), Potato (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Sabudana Tikki with Aloo Bhaji

Sabudana Tikki with Aloo Bhaji 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 : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sabudana Tikki with Aloo Bhaji Recipe

  • Sago (sabudana) flour 1 cup

  • Potato boiled, peeled and mashed 1 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Peanuts roasted and coarsely crushed 1/4 cup

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Aloo Bhaji

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and cut into cubes 2 medium

  • Ghee 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chilli slit 1

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

To make tikki, take potato in a bowl. Add cumin seeds, green chilli, peanuts, rock salt and flour and mix well. Add chopped coriander and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Divide the potato-flour mixture into equal portions and shape them into tikkis.

Step 4

Deep-fry tikkis in hot oil till half done. Remove from oil, flatten a little and deep-fry once again till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

To make aloo bhaji, heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and green chilli, mix and sauté till the seeds change colour.

Step 6

Add potatoes, chilli powder and rock salt, mix well and toss for a while. Mash some of the potato cubes and mix.

Step 7

Add chopped coriander and mix well. Remove from heat.

Step 8

Top the tikkis with some aloo bhaji and serve hot.

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