Faraali Aloo Tikki
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

A very tasty and gluten-free potato Tikki made with buckwheat flour, potatoes and mild spices. These tikkis are just perfect to enjoy as the guilt-free and tasty side dish during fasting.

Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 People
Author: Sapana Behl
  • 8 medium potatoes, boiled
  • 1/4 cup buckwheat flour
  • 2 green chillies,chopped
  • 2 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • peppercorn, crushed to taste
  • rock salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves, chopped
  • oil for frying
  1. In a mixing bowl mash the boiled potatoes. Add green chilli, ginger, coriander leaves and mix well.

  2. Stir in salt, pepper, cumin seeds and lemon juice and buckwheat flour. Mix well until everything combines and dough-like mixture forms.

  3. Make desired size tikkis or round balls and arrange them on a greased plate. 

  4. Heat oil in a wok or pan and deep fry the tikkis until golden from both sides.

  5. Drain on paper towel and serve hot with mint chutney.

Recipe Notes

You may serve the tikkis with yoghurt, tamarind chutney and mint chutney as in tikki chaats.