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Aloo - Corn Tikki / Potato - Corn Cutlets (Air Fryer, Stove Top)

VegCookBook by Praveena
A Vegan, Gluten free, Guilt-free, Kids, Storage Friendly snack, made either in an Air Fryer / on Stove-top.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 12 pieces


  • 3 large Potatoes (boiled)
  • 1 cup Sweet Corn (boiled / frozen)
  • 1 large Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Black Cumin / Jeera
  • 1 teaspoon Salt (or as per taste)
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon Chat Masala / Garam Masala
  • ¼ cup Bread Crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh Coriander (finely chopped)
  • 3 count Green Chillies (finely chopped)
  • 3 to 5 tablespoons Cooking Oil
  • 10 count Curry Leaves (finely chopped)

For Garnish:

  • 1 handful Sev / Crisps
  • 1 tablespoon Tamarind sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato sauce



  • Peel the boiled potatoes, mash them perfectly and put aside.
    Gather all the other ingredients at one place.
  • Put a frying pan on stove top under medium flame, add 2 tablespoons of oil, heat it, then add the black cumin/jeera and let it splutter.
    Add chopped onions and fry them until they become transparent.Now add green chillies and curry leaves. Give a stir.
    Transfer the mashed potato, sweet corn, salt, turmeric powder, chat masala to the pan.
    Mix up everything thoroughly from all sides and switch the flame off.
  • Let this mix cool a bit, and then make patties of your desired shape. Set them aside.


  • Put a pancake griddle / dosa pan on stove top under high flame and let it heat.
    Pour a teaspoon of oil and brush it throughout the pan.
  • Gently apply the bread crumbs on both sides of each pattie and place it on the pan.
    Place the patties on the pan, let them fry for 2-3 mins on each side. 
    Using a spatula turn each one to the other side, pour few drops of oil around each.
  • Take them off onto a serving plate. Garnish with chopped coriander, tamarind sauce, tomato sauce and sev/crisps. Done!!


  • Apply / brush oil throughout the air-fryer mesh.
  • Gently, roll the patties over the bread crumbs and place them on the mesh tray.
  • Place the patties onto the mesh tray.
    Close the air-fryer, set the timer for 10 mins at a temperature of 200ºC / 390ºF.
    Using tongs, take them onto a serving plate, garnish with chopped coriander & serve. Done!!


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