Makhana Tikki

Makhana Tikki

Makhanas taste great with anything. This is a perfect recipe to serve your guests.  It adds a perfect twist to the traditional aloo tikki and is much healthier.


  • Medium potatoes – 2 cooked and mashed 
  • Fox nuts – 1 cup 
  • Green peppers – 2, finely chopped 
  • Roasted peanuts- 2 tablespoons, roughly crushed 
  • Coriander leaves — handful, finely chopped 
  • Fennel seed powder — 1 teaspoon 
  • Garam Masala Powder — 1 teaspoon 
  • Chaat Masala — 1 teaspoon 
  • Cooking oil — 2–3 tablespoons 
  • Salt to taste


  1. Dry roast foxnuts in ghee until they are crisp. Grind them coarsely. 
  1. Put the coarsely ground Makhanas, mashed potatoes, and the rest of the ingredients in a bowl. 
  1. Mix well. Adjust the salt and spices to your taste. 
  1. Make round or oval patties. Shallow fry in a non-stick pan or bake in an oven, until both sides are golden brown. 
  1. Serve with ketchup or pudina chutney. 

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