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samak aur aloo ki tikki
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Samak aur Aloo Ki Tikki

Samak aur Aloo Ki Tikki- Crisp and delicious patties made with barnyarn millet,potato and spices (food for fasting)
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: fasting recipe, Side Dish, snacks/starters
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: aloo tikki, barnyarn millet, Samak, vrat
Servings: 6
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1/2 cup Barnyarn Millet/ Mordhan/ Samu
  • 4 medium Potato boiled
  • 2 tsp Green Chilies chopped
  • 1.5 tsp Ginger/ Adrak grated
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Coriander/ Hara Dhaniya chopped
  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder/ Kali Mirch
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds/ Jeera
  • 1.5 tsp Mango Powder / amchoor
  • To Taste Salt
  • 3 tbsp Ghee/ Cooking Oil


  • Add sama and 1 and 1/4 cup water in the pressure cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles on medium heat.
  • When cooker cooled down completely then take out the cooked sama in a bowl and mash with a spoon and then let it come to room temperature.
  • Mix together grated potato,sama and all the ingredients and mash well.(the proportion of cooked sama and boiled potato mixture should be almost same)
  • Grease your palms and make patties of same size from the mixture.
  • Heat oil/ghee in a flat nonstick pan and shallow fry the patties on medium flame till they become golden and crisp from both the sides.(avoid deep frying)
  • Drain on a paper napkin and serve hot.


you can also add 2 tbsp of crushed peanuts at step-3