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Sweet potato tikki recipe

US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 tikkis
Calories 238kcal
Author Kanan


  • 2 medium or 500 grams Sweet potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon Amchur powder (dried mango powder)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Fennel seeds powder
  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste
  • 2 tablespoons Peanuts crushed
  • 2-3 tablespoons Cilantro or coriander leaves chopped finely
  • 1 small Green chilies chopped finely
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 2-3 tablespoons Singhare ka atta (Water Chestnut flour) or rajgira atta
  • 3-4 tablespoons Oil


Cooking sweet potatoes:

  • Wash sweet potatoes, take into pressure cooker with enough water so they are submerged in the water.
  • Cover the lid, put the weight on and cook it on medium heat for 5-6 whistles. Number of whistles and cooking time purely depends on the size of the sweet potato, so cook accordingly.
  • Let the pressure go down by itself, drain all the water and let the them cool to touch.
  • Then remove the skin.
  • Roughly cut into pieces and take into a bowl.
  • Now mash it with potato masher.

Making sweet potato tikki recipe:

  • Add all the spice powders, sendha namak along with chopped green chilies, cilantro leaves and crushed peanuts.
  • Squeeze the lemon juice on it. and mix it well.
  • It might be very soft. If needed add singhare ka atta or rajgira atta or kuttu ka atta (any fasting flour) and mix it.
  • Now grease your hands with oil or ghee. and start shaping the tikkis.
  • Shape all the tikkis.
  • Heat few tablespoons of oil in a nonstick pan on medium heat.
  • Once hot place the tikkis and fry.
  • Once get light brown from the bottom side the flip it and cook on other side as well.
  • Remove it to a plate and serve.


Serving: 1tikki | Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.9g | Protein: 6.1g | Fat: 12.5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 695mg | Fiber: 4.4g | Sugar: 3.7g
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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