Leek Fry


  • 2 large leeks
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons shredded coconut
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 – 3 dried red chilies broken into pieces
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash and finely cut/shred the leeks
  • In a covered saucepan add leeks, salt, chili powder, water and cover and cook on low flame for about 5 minutes
  • Add coconut and cook uncovered until all the water is absorbed and the leeks are quite dry
  • In a separate skillet add oil and fry onion until golden brown
  • Add dried red chilies and fry for another 2 minutes
  • Transfer cooked leeks to fried onion and mix well and fry for another minute
  • Serve with rice

Yields: 2 side dishes

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