Chembu Pulissery / Taro Moru Curry


1 1/2 cup chembu/ taro, cut into small pieces
1 cup grated coconut
1 cup yoghurt
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 garlic clove
2 green chilly
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
2 dry red chillies
few curry leaves


  1. Peel and cut chembu into small pieces.
  2. Grind grated coconut with cumin seeds, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, garlic clove and green chillies to a thick paste and keep it aside.
  3. Cook chopped chembu with chilli powder, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and salt adding little water.
  4. Add the ground paste and yoghurt to the cooked chembu and mix well and heat on low flame for few minutes. Don’t allow to boil.
  5. Heat little oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  6. Add dry red chillies and curry leaves and saute.
  7. Pour this seasoning over the curry and close with a lid.. Serve with rice… 



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