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The McAloo Tikki:

McAloo Tikki

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I have seen the onions, tomatoes, Aloo Tikki, and an orange coloured cream inside this burger.
I wish to know what is that cream called and what are its ingredients?

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I'm not sure.. But i think its mayonnaise with some red paprika... –  Zeba Feb 5 '13 at 6:42
    
A bit of google searching suggests some kind of vegetarian mayo, yes. Ingredients could be anything in that case! –  ElendilTheTall Feb 5 '13 at 7:45
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I cannot speak to its accuracy as I have no experience with this item or McDonald's at all outside the US, but Time In Kitchen in their recipe for a homemade version indicates:

For sauce, beat hung curd in bowl and add pinch of salt and tomato ketchup and mix well to smoothen it in order to avoid any lumps and keep it aside

Then again, according to SipputySup, it is "basically Thousand Island dressing)".

This question itself now appears on the 2nd page of google results when searching for "Aloo Tikki sauce" :-)

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"basically Thousand Island dressing" Couldn't understand this, sorry. –  TheIndependentAquarius Feb 5 '13 at 10:46
    
    
Okay, I thought they coined the phrase themselves. Didn't know better. –  TheIndependentAquarius Feb 5 '13 at 10:54
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It is essentially mayonnaise mixed with tomato ketchup. I wouldn't imagine McDonald's get much fancier than that with it. –  ElendilTheTall Feb 5 '13 at 12:30
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If you are actually interested in a recreation of the US-McDonalds "secret sauce" (I find it hard to imagine why), Kenki Alt's obsessively geeky Big Mac re-creation/improvement recipe contains a sub-recipe for making the sauce. aht.seriouseats.com/archives/2011/05/… –  SAJ14SAJ Feb 5 '13 at 13:04
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It's simple. Put tomato ketchup in a bowl then add milk cream, also known as malai in Hindi with a pinch of salt and pepper. Just mix it all together.

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Hung Curd + Tomato Ketchup + pinch of Salt, Sugar and Vinger. And you are home. I tried at home and its the closest.

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what is "hung curd"? –  rumtscho Jan 10 at 10:08
    
@rumtscho Sometimes YouTube is even better than Google! :) youtube.com/watch?v=sshp7tiP7Pk (I did verify that hung curd = hung yoghurt) –  Jolenealaska Jan 11 at 5:36
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Some authors also refer to hung curd as "Yogurt cheese". –  Didgeridrew Feb 18 at 17:04
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It's tomato ketchup, cream, mayo, salt, white pepper powder, some sweet chilli sauce or powdered sugar and chilli powder, and parsley if you like.

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it is mayonaise,i think. it's sooooooo tasty and it's the only thing i like about ncallo tikki burger.

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I don't think mayonnaise is orange. –  Jefromi May 21 at 16:29
    
Is there something added to the mayonnaise? –  sourd'oh May 23 at 21:24
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