Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Koorka Mezhukkupuratti | Chinese Potato Fry

Koorka Mezhukkupuratti

Spicy Kerala Koorka/ Chinese potato fry
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves: 2 to 3 people
  1. Koorka,cleaned and sliced - 2 cups
  2. Coconut slices-1 or 2 tbsp
  3. Curry leaves-few
  4. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  5. Kashmiri chili powder - 3/4 to 1 tsp( or to taste)
  6. Garam masala powder- 1/4 tsp
  7. Black pepper powder-1/4 to 1/2 tsp( more if required)
  8. Garlic,chopped-2 large cloves
  9. Shallots,sliced-1/2 cup( i used onion)
  10. Water-as required
  11. Oil-as required
  12. Salt-to taste

  • In a pan,add sliced koorka,coconut slices,curry leaves,turmeric powder,Kashmiri chili powder,garam masala ,black pepper powder,salt to taste and required amount of water.
  • Cover and cook  till it is done and water is completely absorbed.( Do not over cook ).
  • Heat oil in a pan ,add garlic and shallots.Saute until it turns golden brown. 
  • Add cooked koorka and mix well.You can add more black pepper powder ,if desired.Saute  for about 10 minutes or until it turns slight golden brown.
  • Serve with rice.

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