Curry for Change

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who suffer from hunger.

Aloo Tikki

Ingredients

Serves 4

400 Gm boiled potatoes, peeled and grated
1 ½ tsp toasted cumin seeds, crushed
½ tsp red chilli flakes
1 tbsp chopped ginger
½ tsp chopped green chillies
2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
1 ½ tsp salt
2 tbsp vegetable oil for frying

Method

  1. Mix all the spices with grated potatoes and mix it well. Shape the mixture into 2” diameter cakes with ½” thickness. Pat them well and rest in refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat a non-stick pan or any flat pan and pour oil and pan-fry potato cakes on both sides giving a nice crisp brown surface. Pan shouldn’t be too hot or smoking hot. The beat results are achieved on medium heat.
  3. Serve with tomato chutney.

Tomato chutney:

  1. Heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil in pan, sauté 1 tsp chopped ginger, 3 tbsp chopped onions until translucent.
  2. Add 250 gm chopped tomatoes, ½ tsp red chilli powder and 1 tsp salt and 2 ½ tsp sugar. Cook the mixture till tomatoes are melted to form a sauce consistency.
  3. Blend the mixture with a mechanical blender and pass through a fine strainer.
  4. In a separate pan sauté ½ tsp nigella seeds or cumin seeds in 2 tsp of vegetable oil and add to the sauce and mix well.

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