Diwali Special: Healthy Aloo Mutter Tikki +Spicy Tomato Chutney (Potatoes & Baby Peas Patties)

Healthy Aloo Mutter Tikki + Spicy Tomato Chutney (Potatoes & Baby Peas Patties)

This recipe makes 15 patties

Ingredients

  • 1 kg white potatoes
  • 200g baby peas
  • 1 red onion finely chopped
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic Paste
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Fresh coriander finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Instant oats to coat

imageMethod

  1. Steam the potatoes and baby peas in a pressure cooker
  2. In a large bowl combine the finely chopped onions, ginger garlic paste, green chilies, fresh coriander , turmeric and cumin powder
  3. Mash the potatoes and baby peas and combine with the above mixture.
  4. Sprinkle the garam masala and salt to taste
  5. Make small round patties and coat with instant oats to keep together. The oats are a good replacement for bread crumbs and will give the patties a crunchy bite
  6. Heat a flat pan and spray olive oil.
  7. Shallow fry the patties on each side until golden brown.
  8. Serve hot with tomato chutney.

imageSpicy Tomato Chutney

Ingredients

  • 4 Large Tomatoes
  • 2 green chilies
  • Few sprigs of sweet basil, coriander
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Red chili powder (Kashmir Chili for a bright Red Color)

Method

  1. Blitz the tomatoes, chilies and herbs in a food processor.
  2. In a sauce pan, heat olive oil and fry chopped onions, garlic and cumin powder till golden brown.
  3. Add the tomato herb mixture, tamarind paste and cook for 20 minutes till all the water from the tomatoes has evaporated.
  4. Stir in chili powder and salt to taste.
  5. Serve as an accompaniment.
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