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Besan Aloo Tikki

Author Bushra Waheed


  • 500 gm boiled potatoes
  • 2 cups chickpea flour besan
  • 3 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1 green onion finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red chili
  • salt to taste
  • oil for deep frying


  • Mash the potatoes in a large bowl
  • Add green chilies, green onion, cumin powder, red chili and salt. Mix until well combined.
  • Make thick batter with besan and lil water in a separate bowl.
  • Divide the potato mixture into equal portions.
  • Shape each portion into round thick cutlet (tikki).
  • Heat the oil in a deep pan over medium heat.
  • Dip each cutlet (tikki) in the batter then fry for 5-8┬áminutes or until it turns to golden brown in colour from both the side.
  • Remove from the oil and absorbent on kitchen paper. Besan Aloo Tikki is ready to serve. ENJOY!!


Serve with your favorite chutney.