Pickle spice Potato patties

Special pickle spiced Aloo Tikki or potato patties whatever you call it are one of the most liked snacks. Simply eat them with rice and dal or use in fast food radga chaat recipe of Mumbai.
A tempting tongue tickling pickle spiced patties to satisfy your urge of flavourful snack!!

10 patties
2 medium potatoes(boiled)
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
1 teaspoon of coriander powder
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoon of dry mango powder
2 green chilies finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
4-5 seeds of fenugreek or 1/4 teaspoon crushed and dry fenugreek leaves
1 teaspoon of mustard seeds
1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon garam masala (optional)
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
Oil for greasing pan or oven
Please check (Measurements)

Process: Roast the fennel, cumin, fenugreek and mustard seeds for 2 minutes on medium heat. Slightly crush them in a grinding mortar with the help of a pestle. Put them in a bowl with the other spices, cilantro and potatoes. Mash and mix everything well.
You can also add 1/2 tablespoon of oil but this is optional.
Start making circular shaped balls and Flatten them into round patties.
If you are using non-stick pan then grease it entirely surface with oil. Heat the pan for at least 3 minutes first before placing the patties. Place 5 patties at a time and reduce the heat between medium to low.
It will take 3-4 minutes for one side to turn brown, after that flip it to the other side and cook it the same way.

Oven: Preheat the oven on 400F. Grease the tray evenly with oil and put all the patties on the tray placing them 2 inch apart.
Reduce the heat to 375F and cook for 5-7 minutes, check if it has turned golden brown and then flip to the other side to repeat the same process.

Potato patties ready to serve.

Note: for cooking on pan , you can also keep the potatoes  on low heat by covering the pan with a lid. It’s just another way of having a crispy texture.

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