Tornado potato

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Tornado potatoes
Tornado gamja (Seoul street food) tornado potato.jpg
Alternative names Twist(ed) potatoes, tornado fries
Place of origin Korea
Main ingredients Potatoes, cooking oil
Cookbook: Tornado potatoes  Media: Tornado potatoes
Korean name
Hangul 회오리감자
Hanja n/a
Revised Romanization hoeori-gamja
McCune–Reischauer hoeori-kamja
IPA [hwe̞.o.ɾi.ɡam.dʑa]

Tornado potatoes (Korean: 회오리 감자; hoeori gamja), also called twist potatoes or tornado fries,[1][2] are a popular street food in South Korea,[3] originally developed by Jeong Eun Suk of Agricultural Hoeori Inc.[1][4] It is a deep fried spiral-cut whole potato on a skewer, brushed with various seasonings such as onion, cheese, or honey. Some varieties have spliced sausages in between.[5]


See also


  1. ^ a b "Twist potato(Pd No. : 3060030)". buyKOREA. KOTRA. 14 June 2016. Retrieved 8 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Kuban, Adam (27 June 2009). "The Tornado Potato Touches Down in the U.S". Serious Eats. Retrieved 8 February 2017. 
  3. ^ Adeline, Tay (2016). "Singapore's "Snackscapes"". In Kong, Lily; Sinha, Vineeta. Food, Foodways and Foodscapes: Culture, Community and Consumption in Post-Colonial Singapore. Singapore: World Scientific. p. 45. ISBN 978-981-4641-21-0. Retrieved 8 February 2017. 
  4. ^ 최, 혜령 (16 May 2016). "'회오리감자' 특허취득 개발자, 길거리 유사품 막지 않는 이유는…". The Dong-a Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved 8 February 2017. 
  5. ^ Chakraborty, Shruti (3 April 2016). "Seoul Food: Hitting the streets in search of Octopus". The Indian Express. Retrieved 8 February 2017. 
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