Kochur Loti Fry – Taro Stolons Fry  

Kachur loti is a traditional recipe mostly popular in East Bengal. It is absolutely delicious  and simple recipe to prepare with coconut. In English Kochur loti  is known as Taro Stolon. It is available fresh or frozen.

Servings : 2-3 people

Cooking Time: 30 mins


  • 200 gm Kachur loti or Taro stolon.
  • Few slices of Fresh coconut
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Seeds
  • 4 Green Chillies
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Kalo Jeera / Black Cumin
  • Mustard oil salt and sugar to taste

 Cooking Procedure

  1. Boil the Kachur Loti with little bit of salt for about 15 to 20 mins. I have the  frozen ones which you can get it in Bangladeshi grocery store or if you want to use the fresh ones then you need to oil your palm and then cut about 2 inch long pieces and remove the  thin skin.
  2. While it is boiling make a paste of green chillies, coconut and mustard seeds. Drain out the water and keep it aside when done.
  3. Heat mustard oil in a pan and then add kalo jeera as a phoron.
  4. Add the kachur loti and fry it over medium heat.
  5. Add the turmeric powder and salt when Kachuer Loti is tender.
  6. Add the mustard and coconut paste and mix it well.
  7. Add a tsp of sugar and then a little bit of water. Mix it gently and cook it for 2 more mins over medium heat.
  8. When water dries up take it out of flame.

Serving Suggestion:

Serve Kachur Loti with white rice and lime. It took about 30 mins to prepare this recipe and serves 2-3 people.


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