Sabudana-Aloo Tikki

Sabudana-Aloo Tikki (Potato-Sago cutlets) is a delicious Navratri or fasting food but can be enjoyed any other day too. It’s very simple and easy to cook and very filling too. During fasting if you get such delicious dishes then what more one can ask for.

To cook this easy, quick & simple & delicious dish all you need are boiled potatoes, soaked sago & some herbs & spices mixed all together and then deep-fried and served hot with chutney or yoghurt per choice, so try this!

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time          Cook Time                Total Time                    Yields

10 mins                    20 mins                     30 mins                     4 Servings


Potato (aloo) – 5-6 (boiled, peeled & grated)

Sabudana (Sago) – 2 tablespoons (soaked in 1 cup water for 1 hour, drained)

Ginger – 1 teaspoon (peeled, finely grated)

Green chili –2 (finely chopped)

Fresh green coriander – 2 tablespoons (chopped)

Curry leaves – 5-6 (chopped)

Salt to taste

Red chili powder – ¼ teaspoon

Cumin powder – ¼ teaspoon

Chaat masala – ½ teaspoon

Oil – for deep-frying


  • In a mixing bowl add boiled & grated potatoes, soaked & drained sabudana, green chili, grated ginger, chopped curry leaves, chopped fresh green coriander, salt red chili powder, cumin powder & chaat masala and mix everything well either with hands or with a wooden spoon.
  • Heat oil for frying in a large wok or pan.
  • Now grease your palms and roll out 2-inch balls with hands and flatten them. Slowly add the flattened tikki’s into the hot oil and deep fry till they are crispy & golden brown in color on both sides. Take out with slotted spatula and keep them on a plate with paper towel to soak the excess oil from frying. Serve hot.

Note: Delicious Sabudana-Aloo Tikki’s can be served with tomato ketchup or topped with whisked yoghurt & tamarind or coriander or mint chutney’s. Yummy!

Happy Cooking!!



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