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How to make Chorchori - A Bengali preparation which is a medley of fresh vegetables.

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This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Red pumpkin

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Chorchori
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Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!

 

For more recipes related to Chorchori checkout Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo, Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Suran Kuttu, Rishi Panchami Bhaji, Bisi Bele Hullianna, Melanzane Calabre.

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Chorchori
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Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chorchori Recipe

  • Potatoes separated into florets 1/4 medium

  • Red pumpkin 1/2 inch pieces 2 medium

  • Sweet potato 1/2 inch pieces 1 medium

  • Red pumpkin (bhopla/kaddu) 1/2 inch pieces 100 grams

  • Brinjal 1/2 inch pieces 1 large

  • French beans 1/2 inch pieces 6-8

  • Spinach shredded 6-8 leaves

  • Mustard oil 3 tablespoons

  • Panch phoran 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chillies slit 2

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Heat two tablespoons of mustard oil in a pan till it just reaches smoking point.

Step 2

Remove, cool and heat the oil again on medium heat. Add panch phoron and when it starts crackling, add red chilli powder, stir briefly and add the prepared vegetables. Stir and add turmeric powder, slit green chillies, sugar and salt to taste.

Step 3

Reduce heat, cover and cook for eight to ten minutes, stirring occasionally or till potato pieces are cooked.

Step 4

Add remaining mustard oil and stir-fry for one minute and or till chorchori is dry.

Also try out these recipes from Bengali Cuisine like Charmuri, Mangshor Ghugni, Ilish Macher Paturi, Kacha Kolar Dalna.

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