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Aloo Cutlet | Potato Cutlet

Aloo Cutlet | Potato Cutlet - A Popular street food of India which is very delicious
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword aloo cutlet, aloo tikki, potato cutlet
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 Cutlets
Calories 97kcal
Author Shalini


  • 4 Potatoes Boiled
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Green Chillies Chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Chopped
  • 1 Onion Chopped
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Roasted Jeera Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Dry Mango Powder Optional
  • 1/4 Cup All Purpose Flour / Maida
  • 1/2 Cup Bread Crumbs
  • Salt As Required
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves Chopped
  • Oil For Deep Frying


How to make Aloo Cutlet

  • In a pressure cooker, add 4 potatoes cut into halves. Pressure cook for 2 whistles.once the pressure subsides, remove the cooked potatoes from the cooker and Peel the skin. Keep aside.
  • In a pan,add oil. Once hot, add jeera, chopped green chillies, ginger and garlic. Fry for few seconds.
  • Add Chopped Onions and cook till it turns translucent.
  • Now add red chilli powder, coriander powder, roasted cumin powder, garam masala, dry mango powder and required salt. Cook till the raw smell of spice powders go off.
  • Add the cooked masala to the cooked potatoes. Add Chopped Coriander leaves and mash well.
  • Make equal sized balls out of it.
  • In a bowl or a plate, add 2 tbsp of All Purpose flour and 1/4 cup water. Make a thin paste. In other plate, spread bread Crumbs. 
  • Take an potato ball which we made, dip in the Maida Water and then coat it with the bread crumbs. Repeat the procedure for the remaining balls.
  • In a pan, Heat Oil. Once hot, Keep the flame to medium, drop the cutlets one by one and deep fry till golden brown.
  • Aloo Cutlets are Ready! You can serve with Tomato Ketchup or Green Chutney!


  • Refrigerate the cutlet for at least half an hour to avoid bread crumbs separating in the oil.
  • Double coat the cutlets to have a nice shape and crispy outer.
  • You can also add veggies like carrots and peas.