January 04, 2011

How do you make ordinary potatoes special? Easily! Add some raisins, dried apricots and cashew nuts, give it a nice shape, serve with homemade tomato sauce.

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  1. Mashed potatoes
  2. Salt
  3. Raisins
  4. Chopped dried apricots
  5. Chopped cashew nuts
  6. Oil


  1. Add salt to the mashed potatoes and mix it the mash well. Once mixed, make small balls from the mash potatoes.
  2. Tap the small ball of mash to a flat shape. Add pinch of raisins, dried apricots and cashew nuts in the middle of the mash and wrap it around nicely until its covered by the mash potatoes.
  3. In a hot frying pan, add some oil and start frying the tikkis (tip: tap the tikkis till its flat and round in the pan) for about 10mins - until golden brown colour in both sides. (tip: Cook in a low heat, continuous turn the tikkis in the pan and add some oil whenever needed).
  4. You can serve the tikkis with tomato sauce.