Chinese potato Saung

Saung is a spicy preparation and can be made from a variety of vegetables. Today I decided to make one from the Chinese potatoes which are in season. Goes well with Dal, Rice, Roti or even with Curd rice.

Ingredients :
500 gms Chinese potato
5 large onions sliced
5 tsps chilly powder
3 tomatoes chopped fine
1 tbsp tamarind paste
5 tbsps Coconut oil


Pressure cook the Chinese potato to two whistles. Drain and peel them. Heat the coconut oil in a pan. Add the sliced onions and roast them on a high flame till half are browned and the other half translucent. Add the chilly powder , toss and drop in the tomatoes. Saute for a couple of minutes. Drop in the Cooked Chinese potatoes, salt, tamarind paste and 750 ml or 3 glasses of water. After the Saung starts boiling, lower flame and simmer for ten minutes till the Saung acquires a semi solid consistency. Switch off and keep aside for about fifteen minutes for the flavours to infuse.

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3 thoughts on “Chinese potato Saung

  1. Wowww… I prefer “ kook” to batato…. super tasty n an earthy flavour… with dalithoy n sheeth

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