Koorka thoran

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Koorka thoran


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 25 Min

Total Time : 35 Min


Serves : 4
  • 500 gms chinese potato / koorka

  • 10 nos small onion / shallots

  • 5 nos garlic

  • 3 nos dry red chillies

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder

  • 1/2 tsp garam masala

  • 1 cups coconut bites

  • 1/2 cups water

  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds

  • 1 tsp coconut oil

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1-2 sprig curry leaves


  • Wash the Koorka well and remove the mud from it
  • Peal the skin using a knife or peeler
  • Wash it again well under running water and cut the koorka into small pieces
  • Pressure cook them with coconut bites, turmeric powder, salt and with enough water to cover the whole pieces
  • Or you can cook them in a covered vessel too
  • Do not over cook it
  • Heat a pan, and add 1 tsp coconut oil
  • When it becomes hot, add the mustard seeds
  • Crush the shallots, garlic cloves, red chillies and add it to the pan when the mustard seeds starts cracking
  • Add chilli powder, garam masala and curry leaves too and saute it till the onions becomes brownish
  • Add the cooked potatoes and saute it under low flame for 10-15 minutes
  • Remove from fire and add 1 tsp of coconut oil, a few curry leaves and mix well
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with rice