Chaats are popular street food in india, especially in the northern regions. These are savoury snacks that are lip smacking and filling. Aloo matar tikki, a potato- green peas pattie, that is served with fruits and garnished with onion, coriander leaves, spice powders and drizzled with curds, is a very filling and delightful snack. With the tartness and sweetness of the fruits and the savoury taste of aloo matar tikki, it's a combination of taste in your mouth. Also check out aloo tikki choley chaat, i had posted some time back.
1 ) To make tikki - Mash potato, while still warm very well. There should not be any lumps. Then crush peas with hand lightly and add to the potato and mix. Add green chili, ginger, coriander leave, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt to taste. Mix well, then take a little of the mixture, make a ball of it, then flatten to make a pattie / cutlet /tikki shape.
3 ) Now to garnish and serve the tikki with fruits - Place two tikki's in a serving plate along with some diced fruits. Add some beaten curds around the plate. Sprinkle roasted jeera powder and chili powder. Garnish with chopped onion and coriander leaves.