Kooka Sagle ( Chinese Potato Cooked in Coconut Based Dry Masala )
- Kooka/Chinese potato ... 1/4 th kg
To grind to a semi coarse paste .
- Grated Coconut..1 cup
- Coriander seeds .. 2 tsp
- Methi /Fenugreek seeds ..1/4 th tsp
- Roasted dry red chilly ... 5 to 6
- Tamarind ..Tamarind seed size
- Salt to taste .
- Oil ..2 tsp
- Mustard seeds .. 1/2 tsp
- Curry leaves ..1 sprig
Wash the Chinese potatoes well , n remove the mud on it ... Put it in a shack cloth n beat it well . This helps in easy removal of the skin . Put them in water n scrap the extra skin with a knife or backside of the spoon .
Chop them into 2 pieces .
in little oil roast coriander seeds n fenugreek seeds ..keep it aside
Grind grated coconut, roasted dry red chilles, tamarind to a semi coarse masala n just before removing the masala ,add the roasted coriander n fenugreek seeds n grind for a few seconds .
In a kadai add oil, splutter mustard seeds, then add curry leaves , add the ground masala , chopped Chinese potatoes, little water , salt n cook till all the water evaporates n the Chinese potato is cooked .