Koorka / Chinese Potato – Chicken Roast


1/2 kg chicken, cut into pieces
1 1/2 cup koorka/ chinese potato, cleaned
2 onions, thinly sliced
1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
4 green chillies, slit
5-6 garlic cloves, crushed
2 sprig curry leaves
1 1/2-2 tsp chilli powder
3/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp pepper powder
1 tsp garam masala
2 tomatoes, chopped
2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil


  1. Clean the koorka/ chinese potatoes and cut it into pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and saute finely chopped ginger, green chillies and curry leaves.
  3. Add sliced onions and crushed garlic and saute well.
  4. Then add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, pepper powder and garam masala and mix well till the raw smell disappears.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes to this and saute till it turns soft.
  6. Now add in the cleaned chicken pieces, salt and 1/2 cup of water and cook it covered.
  7. When the chicken is half cooked, add the cleaned koorka pieces and mix well and cook covered on medium flame till done.
  8. When the gravy thickens, switch off the flame and garnish with chopped coriander leaves…Serve hot…
  • I used frozen koorka for this recipe…


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