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Amaranth mushroom patties - mushroom tikki

Amaranth mushroom patties

Healthy tikkis or cutlet recipe with popped amaranth, mushrooms, and potatoes.
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Mushroom, Puffed Amaranth
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 patties
Author Sravanthi


  • 2 cups finely chopped Mushrooms (around 200gms whole Mushrooms)
  • 250 gms potatoes (around 5-6 small potatoes)
  • 1 cup puffed amaranth seeds
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup chopped coriander leaves
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder
  • ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp coriander powder (dhaniya)
  • ¼ tsp amchoor powder (dry mango powder)
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Coconut oil for frying


  • Boil or steam the potatoes and mash it. It should be around 1 cup of mashed potatoes.
  • Finely chop mushrooms, walnuts and coriander leaves.
  • Take a mixing bowl and add mashed potatoes, puffed amaranth seeds, chopped mushrooms, chopped coriander leaves, walnuts, ginger garlic paste, salt, and spice powders.
  • Mix everything well and form a dough out of these. Mushrooms will release some water and that will be taken up by walnuts and puffed amaranth. If you couldn't able to make a dough, add more puffed amaranth.
  • Make small orange-sized balls out of the dough and shape them into patties.
  • Take a tawa and fry these on a medium flame using little oil on both the sides.