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Indian Spiced Mashed Potato Cakes (Aloo Tikki)With Cilantro Chutney Yogurt

Indian Spiced Mashed Potato Cakes (Aloo Tikki)With Cilantro Chutney Yogurt

An easy appetizer made with mashed potatoes and essential spices. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Indian, Indian Spiced Mashed Potato Cakes, Instant Pot scalloped potatoes, Spicy
Servings: 6
Calories: 149.8kcal


  • 2 cups Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes
  • ½ Large red bell pepper, diced fairly small
  • 4 Green onions, diced
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 ½ tbsp Flour
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • Oil, for frying
  • 1 cup Cilantro (approximately 1 small bunch)
  • 1 Jalapeno (or 3 small green chilies)
  • cup Pistachios
  • 2 tbsp Lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • cup Yogurt (preferably Greek)
  • Salt, to taste


  • Heat oil in frying pan to medium heat.
  • Mix Simply Potatoes mashed potatoes, red bell peppers, green onions, egg, flour, cumin, coriander, turmeric powder. Allow to stand for 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime, blend the cilantro, jalapeno, pistachios, lime juice and yogurt into a smooth consistency.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • When oil is ready, use two tablespoons to make patties, smoothing one over the other, like making a cannelle. Drop into hot oil.
  • Fry each side until golden brown. If doing in batches, you can keep warm in a 200 degree oven.
  • Plate them with sauce and enjoy!


  • Garam masala is a traditional Indian spice blend commonly consisting of pepper, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, bay leaf and cumin. Look for it in the spice section of the grocery store.
  • Sour cream or Greek yogurt can be substituted for the plain yogurt in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size68g

  • Amount Per ServingCalories149.8
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 10.3g 16%
    • Saturated Fat 1.9g 10%
  • Cholesterol 49.1mg 17%
  • Sodium 34mg 2%
  • Total Carbohydrate 10.5g 4%
    • Dietary Fiber 2.6g 11%
    • Sugars 3.3g
  • Protein 5.5g 11%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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