Potato Cutlet Recipe (Aloo Tikki)

Potato Cutlet Recipe is the simple and easy appetizer perfect companion for tea time. And an very easy to make for large gatherings and parties. This recipe yields crispy outside, soft and moisture filling inside with much flavors.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 20 people
Calories 78kcal
Author Sujatha Muralidhar


  • 1 lb Boiled Potato
  • 3/4 cup Green Peas
  • 1/2 Cup Onion Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Coriander Leaves Chopped
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 3/4 tsp Salt or as required
  • 1/2 cup All purpose flour / Maida
  • 1/2 Cup Bread Crumbs or as required
  • 2 cup Cooking Oil for frying


  • To make potato cutlet recipe, Heat a tsp of cooking oil in the pan. Add cumin seeds and allow it to crack. Add chopped onion and saute until it becomes soft and translucent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute again for couple of seconds. And then add green peas. Hint: If you are using frozen peas thaw it before adding.
  • Then add chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder. Combine them well. Hint: If you wish you can add your favorite masala here.
  • Add hand full of coriander leaves. Mix it and remove it from the fire.
  • Mash potatoes well. It need not be mashed down completely, it ok to leaves some smaller chunks. Add mashed down potatoes and salt to the green peas mixture. Make smaller lemon sized balls.
  • In a bowl dilute all purpose flour to water to form running consistency mixture.
  • Keep three bowls ready. 1st bowl with dry all purpose flour. 2nd bowl with diluted all purpose flour and 3rd bowl with bread crumbs.
  • Now flatten all the balls by pressing in between your palms.
  • Take the 1st ball, drop it in the 1st bowl and coat it with the flour. Shook of excessive flour.
  • Then drop it in the diluted mixture, take it off immediately.
  • Then drop and coat it in the bread crumbs. Pat the patties to make it even.
  • In the medium heat deep fry until the crust becomes golden brown and crispy.
  • Serve it with green chutney and red chutney.


Calories: 78kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 124mg | Potassium: 390mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 430IU | Vitamin C: 38.6mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 3.7mg