Koorkka Mezhukkupuratti/Chinese Potato Stir-fry


Koorkka Mezhukkupuratti / Chinese Potato Stir-fry


Ingredients (Serves 4)

Chinese potato – 10 – 12

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 1 – 1.5 tsp or as required

Shallots – 10 – 12 or onion – 1 small, thinly sliced

Salt – To taste

Coconut oil – 1 tbsp


1. Wash and scrape the skin of the chinese potatoes, wash in several rounds of water and slice lengthwise into 1.5’’ pieces. Cook them in enough water, salt, turmeric powder and chilly powder until they are fully cooked and soft.

2. Heat oil in a pan. Add in the sliced pearl onions and 1/4 – 1/2 tsp crushed dry red chillies (optional). Saute  for a few seconds and stir in the cooked koorkka pieces and stir-fry for a few minutes. Taste-check for salt. Switch off and serve with rice. If you want them brown and crisp, add little more oil and stir-fry at medium heat for some more time. Serve hot with rice.

Chinese potato / koorkka  Cooked koorkka


Koorkka Mezhukkupuratti / Chinese Potato Stir-fry

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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