Aloo Tikki Ragada


For Tikki:
Potato - 3
Coriander Leaves - 1/4 tbsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tbsp
Cumin Seed - 1/4 tbsp
Bread Crumbs - 1/2 cup
Oil - 4 tbsp

For Ragada:
Chaat Masala Powder - 1 tablespoon
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1/2 tbsp
Chickpeas (brown)/ Chana - 2 cups
Oil - 4 tbsp
Curd - 1/4 cup
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Garam Masala -1/2 tbsp
Turmeric - 1/4 tbsp
Turmeric - 1/4 tbsp
Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tbsp
Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp


For Tikki:

  •  Boil, peel and mash the potatoes well.

  • Take the mashed potatoes into a bowl, add ginger garlic paste, Dhania powder, Jeera powder, turmeric powder and salt.

  • Mix and knead well into a dough.

  • Now, add the bread crumbs and knead well.

  • Divide the dough into balls.

  • Press each ball with hand so that it would make into a round patty.

  • Heat a pan and apply little oil, shallow fry both slides till golden brown.

For Ragada:

  • Wash and soak channa for about 6-8 hours.

  • Boil channa with baking soda in pressure cooker till soft.

  • Heat oil in a kadai, add chopped onions, fry till the onions are light golden brown.

  • Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, chat masala powder, red chilli powder and fry for 30 seconds.

  • Now add tomatoes and salt.

  • Cover and cook on medium heat for 3-5 minutes until the tomatoes are soft.

  • Now, add the boiled peas, enough water, curd and mix well.

  • Cover and cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.

 For Serving Tikki with Ragada:

  • Prepare tamarind chutney and mint chutney. I have posted chutnies recipes also in bhel puri recipe under Chaats Section.

  • Take the serving plate, put two cutlets in the plate.

  • Pour the ragada on the tikki.

  • Sprinkle chopped onions and coriander leaves.

  • Sprinkle a pinch of chat masala powder and serve hot.

Notes: Chickpeas are rich in proteins, this is low in saturated fat and very low in Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein and Copper. And it's favorite street food of many from kids to dadi's from south to North. Nothing beats home made right, and can be enjoyed without fear as it is not safe to take outside food specially in this season. So, we can keep our kids happy by making this at home.

I am sending this recipe to to Cook It Healthy event announced by Sobha Shyam of Good Food.

Please do visit her blog, it's full of really very healthy and tasty recipes.


  1. Tasty looking aloo tikki ragada,loved it.

  2. Looks so tempting and spicy dear...

  3. Dear Prathima
    How are you? I like the way you have presented this time honored dish. I am going to make the tikki using your recipe..and if any Tikki survives, the tasting procedure by all, I will procced to Ragada
    Have a nice day

  4. Tooo tempting!!!mouthwatering ragada:-)

  5. Yum ...I like this very much too ...

  6. WOW!!! This is absolutely tempting & yummy!!!

  7. Thank you all for such wonderful comments. They matter a lot for me.

  8. Ushnish Ghosh Ji,
    I am fine, very much surprsed with your msg, thanq very much for such a valuable words.

    Let me know the outcome after you try, really it's a very healthy, tasty recipe.

  9. Great combo and mouthwatering snack!

  10. Mouthwatering tikki,sounds so delicious.

  11. sounds amazing...cant wait to try ur tempting dish..
    Tasty Appetite

  12. Woww.. I have always wanted to make ragda patties. I have to try your version soon :D

  13. The platter looks so inviting, colorful + delicious:)

    Thanks for the warm comments at my space, dear. Means a lot to me, very comforting...feeling bit better.

  14. That's so tempting!!!

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  15. Hey dear first time here.u hv a bful blog with stunning pics..wonder how I missed it...
    Anyways would love to hear a word from u too...
    this looks delicious ..any leftovers pls.?..Yummo
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  16. aloo tikki looks grt!!!i love this....


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