Koorka-kizhangu ularthu

Koorka-kizhangu ularthu

Stir-fried Chinese potatoes, or what we fondly call as koorka mezhukkupuratti, a much-loved recipe in Kerala assorted with potatoes make it a perfect dish for lunch to serve with rice. The fried koorka and potato slices with fresh garlic and shallots will give the dish a strong and bold flavor. If you are enamored of potatoes, you'll love this combination.


250 gm koorka or Chinese potatoes, cleaned and sliced

250 gm potatoes sliced

1/2 cup shallots

1 pod of garlic

10 dry chilies, seeds removed

2 tbsp oil

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1 sprig curry leaves

Salt as required


Boil Chinese potatoes in a saucepan or pot

Add salt and turmeric powder

When it is partially cooked, add sliced potatoes

When they are cooked, drain off the water

Crush shallots, garlic and dry chilies together

heat oil in a frying pan

Add the crushed mixture and curry leaves to the pan, stir well

Now add the cooked koorka and potatoes to it

Keep on stirring until it is fried well

Serve with rice

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