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Aloo Tikki Burger

Vijaya Selvaraju

Check out this hearty, satisfying, and meatless Aloo Tiki burger.



  • For the patties:
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon amchoor powder (dried mango powder) or chaat masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 tablespoons canola/vegetable oil
  • For the coriander chutney:
  • 1 cup fresh coriander
  • 1 small green chili, chopped
  • 1/2 small white onion, chopped
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • Salt to taste
  • For assembly:
  • 6 burger buns
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • Sweet onion (Vidalia), thinly sliced

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Boil potatoes until fork tender. Gently mash, adding patty spices, fresh coriander, salt and cornstarch. Mix until incorporated.
  2. Form 6 medium-sized patties similar to the size of the burger bun.
  3. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add patties and fry for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown and crisp. Drain on a paper towel.
  4. Combine all ingredients for chutney in a blender, and blitz until pureed.
  5. Brush melted butter onto burger buns; toast them in a hot pan. Add lettuce to bottom bun, followed by Aloo Tikki Patty and sliced tomatoes and onions. Dress with coriander chutney before adding top bun.