Baked Chinese Potato | How to make Baked Chinese Potato

By Donna George  |  27th May 2016  |  
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About Baked Chinese Potato Recipe

The eternal favorite 'Koorka' of the people of Kerala, scientifically known as Coleas Pavy Fiorus is the smallest tuber crop which is cultivated through the length and breadth of Kerala. It is also known as the 'Chinese Potato' and has many health benefits associated to it. This tasty and easy recipe for a Kerala favorite dish is a lovely twist to the usual pan fried version. It is baked and crisped to perfection.

Baked Chinese Potato is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Baked Chinese Potato has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Donna George is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Baked Chinese Potato recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Baked Chinese Potato is 10 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 10 minutes. This is recipe of Baked Chinese Potato is perfect to serve 2 people. Baked Chinese Potato is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Baked Chinese Potato. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Baked Chinese Potato by commenting on this page below!

Baked Chinese Potato

Ingredients to make Baked Chinese Potato

  • 250 grams chinese potato/ koorka
  • 1 pinch turmeric Powder
  • 10 to 12 shallots or 1 large onion
  • 2 to 3 cloves garlic
  • 3/4 to 1 teaspoon crushed chili flakes (adjust as per spice tolerance)
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • coconut oil
  • 2 to 2.5 tablespoons coconut bits/ slices/ pieces (optional)

How to make Baked Chinese Potato

  1. Cook the chinese potato/ koorka with turmeric powder, shallots/ onions, garlic, chili flakes, salt, curry leaves and coconut pieces (if using). Make sure not to overcook it. It should hold it's shape.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 150 degree Celsius.
  3. Grease a baking tray. Spread the cooked koorka on the baking tray. Drizzle a little coconut oil all over the vegetable and bake in the oven for a few minutes (8 to 10 minutes; oven times may vary) till lightly browned and crisp.
  4. I don't like mine too crisp, so didn't bake it too long. But if you prefer it nice and crisp, bake for an extra few minutes in the oven.
  5. Alternately you can also coat the cooked vegetable in coconut oil and arrange on the greased baking tray before baking.

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