Koorka Thoran / Chinese Potato Stir Fry



Koorka Thoran / Chinese Potato Stir Fry





Stir fried Chinese potatoes with shallots, garlic, red chillies and coconut

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped Chinese potato(Koorka), frozen or fresh
  • 5 to 10 shallots
  • 2 red dry chillies
  • 2 to 4 garlics, chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated fresh coconuts
  • salt,as needed
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp urad dal


Directions

   Crush shallots, garlics and red chillies and keep aside.Cut and peel the Chinese potatoes and wash several times in water. Cook covered in a vessel adding salt, turmeric powder and water. Once cooked remove from the fire and drain the water. Heat 1 tbs coconut oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and urad daal. To this add crushed garlics chilli paste. Saute till the raw smell goes. Add cooked koorkas and coconuts . Mix everything well. Cook covered for few more minutes on law flame. Pour 1 tsp coconut oil on top and serve as aside dish with rice.



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36 Comments:

SpicyTasty said...

Very nice recipe, simple and very easy to make. I gotta look for this Chinese potato and make this dish.

Ramya said...

We call this siru kizhangu in Tamil..It wiil be available in Tamil nadu only during January/Pongal season..Cleaning part is tedious,but I love the stir fry..Urs look delish..Iam craving for it now..Made me nostalgic:)

Nandini said...

Stir fry looks delicious. Beautiful picture!

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

looks super yum.......waht a bful color..lovey pics...

Kairali sisters said...

ayyo kothy sahikanillalo vrinda..evide kittila koorka..yummy

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Kairali sisters

Swathi said...

vrinda,

Koorka thoran. najan avidee varate nannyitu undu

Nithu Bala said...

Yummy..love this recipe..

Suhaina said...

wow. I am drooling here. nice clicks. My fav. I have asked my mom to send me some Koorka if any body is coming to singapore. we don't get here.

Debbi Does Dinner Healthy said...

This looks delicious! Thanks!

shanthi said...

Wonderful and my favourite.

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

this is a great vegetarian dish!

Sushma Mallya said...

lovely and delicious stir fry..

BeenaShylesh said...

wow would love to have it with some rice....delisious

Jay said...

nice try dear...delicious.

Swapna said...

I love koorka... have you tried it with prawns? it is amazing ...

thanks for visiting my blog

Priya said...

Such a tempting stir fry..looks awesome..

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks delicious dear!!!
Nice clicks :-)

Suma Rowjee said...

This is a new version of the potato.. sounds yumm!!

Padhu said...

Love to have it now with roti or rice

simply.food said...

Never had chinese potato before sounds interesting.Nice crispy stir fry.

Preeti Kashyap said...

My hubby is from palaghat and yesterday was the first time he taught me how to make this dish. We didn't add onions though. This looks yummm!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Never had chinese potato before ...looks superb

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

vineetha said...

Ithu avide kittuo? bhagyavathi...Nattil ninu oru friend varumbol koduthu vidan paranjirunu njan ,appol nattil polum season allathondu kittiyilla..Ente ettevum fav sadhanama ithu...control poyi :(

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

chinese potato ? Never heard of it! Looks yum!

Asha said...

Never heard Kookra, loos so yummy.

Pari said...

Hi. I am yet to see the chinese potatoes, and the thoran looks simple to try with few ingredients to go in.

Cool Lassi(e) said...

These look very tempting. I guess they will go very well with Thayir saatham!

Angie's Recipes said...

Nice and perfect for a healthy and comforting meal!

Rachana Kothari said...

Chinese potato stir fry looks so delicious!

Cinnamon-Girl said...

What a tasty stir-fry! I would love this for dinner tonight!

Jagruti જાગૃતિ said...

I would love to have that dish..looks so tempting!!

Yummy Team said...

Yummy stirfry!! I am a big fan of koorkka..Evide frozen koorkka kittunna kondu edakidakku mezhukkupuratti undakkum...

Malar Gandhi said...

Looks and sounds yummilious.

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said...

As usual, I'm drooling!!!! :D~~~

PranisKitchen said...

my favorite one..i like the stir fry..the thoran is really delicious one

Priti said...

Looks delicious...yummy.

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