Tag: Yam

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Sadhya Recipes, Vegetarian

Kurukku Kalan / Yam and Raw Banana Kalan

Ingredients: 1 big raw plantain/ banana, chopped into cubes1 cup yam / chena, chopped into cubes1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp pepper powder1 1/2 cup grated coconut3/4 tsp cumin seeds3 green chillies2 cups yogurtsalt to taste1 tsp + 3/4 tsp ghee1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds3-4 dry red chillies1 sprig curry […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Chana Dal / Kadalaparippu Kootu Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 cup chana dal / kadalaparippu250 gm ashgourd / kumbalanga150 gm pumpkin / mathanga1 carrot250 gm yam / chena1 1/2 cup grated coconut, for grinding3/4 tsp cumin seeds1 cup grated coconut1 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp chilli powder, heaped1/2 cup jaggery, gratedsalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves3-4 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Chena Varavu / Yam Thoran

Ingredients: 2 cups elephant yam / chena, peeled and cubed1/2 cup grated coconut3 cloves garlic, crushed1/2-1 tsp chilly powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2-1 tsp tamarind pulp / small piece tamarind1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves2 tsp oilsalt to taste Preparation: Peel and chop yam into small cubes. In a pan, add chopped yam and cook […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Vegetarian

Chena Koottan / Yam Curry

Ingredients: 500 gm yam, peeled and cubed1 cup grated coconut4-5 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp cumin seeds2 shallots, chopped2 garlic cloves, chopped1 tsp ghee3 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: In a pan, add the cubed yam with chilli powder, turmeric […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes, Vegetarian

Masala Kootu Curry

Ingredients: 1 large raw plantain, peeled and diced 1 1/2 cup chena/ elephan yam/ suran, peeled and diced 1/2 cup brown chickpeas / kadala 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp black pepper corns 2-3 green chillies, slit 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1 1/2-2 cups grated coconut 1/2 tsp garam masala 1/2 […]

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Chena / Yam Chips

Ingredients: 200 gm yam/ chena 3/4-1 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder salt to taste 1 sprig curry leaves oil for frying Preparation: Peel off the outer skin of yam, wash it properly and then cut it into thin round slices.. In a bowl, add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Aviyal

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups vegetables, chopped lengthwise  ( I used raw bananas, carrots, drumsticks, beans, potatoes and yam) 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 3-4 green chillies 3/4-1 cup yoghurt curry leaves 1 tbsp coconut oil salt Preparation: Wash the chopped vegetables and cook it with turmeric powder and […]