Tuesday, 27 February 2018


Chinese potatoes / koorka ,  With its natural aroma, cant explain in words…….. this tastes heavenly. Usually in Kerala only Mezhukupuratty is made with this. Mezhukupuraty means  Chinese potatoes boiled and fried in coconut oil and its a best accompaniment for lunch with sambar, mor curry etc….. .
Chinese potatoes/koorka  are a seasonal one  and I pretty much use  them in some way, shape, or form . I have posted some recipes with this chinese potatoes/koorka in my blog.
Here today I have prepared a sweet dessert with this Chinese potato/koorka. I have caramalised the sugar and added the boiled Chinese potato/koorka along with nuts.
Prepare this caramelised sweet for this Holy and Make this holy a caramel colour and a special one.
Here goes the recipe. Do try it and put in your feed back.


Chinese potatoes/koorkai                                              - 200 grams
       Brown sugar (light or dark)                                           - 1 ½ cup
 Water                                                                                 - ½ cup
       Butter                                                                                 - 50 grams
Chopped cashews andalmonds                                      - 50 grams
      Salt                                                                                        - a pinch


Fry the almonds and cashews till its half done and keep aside.
Wash and Peel the Chinese  potatoes/koorkai and pressure cook for 4 whistles or until tender.
In a pan, combine brown sugar, butter and melt till bubbly and add salt and water and stir till it becomes smooth.
 Simmer the flame  for 5 minutes.
Add the cooked Chinese potatoes/koorkai and half of the almonds and cashews to the caramalised brown sugar and mix well  until the Chinese potatoes are caramelized, about 20 minutes. If syrup is too thin, add a bit more brown sugar.
Remove from flame and add decorate it with remaing nuts.
Yummy nutty caramelised chinese potatoes/koorka is ready to serve.
Makr your holi a caramel colour and Enjoy!!!!!! this fusion nutty sweet 

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