2 weeks ago

Kurukku Kalan

Kalan is a very traditional Keralite dish prepared using yogurt, coconut and vegetables. It is always a part of Onam Sadhya.

Category : Vegetarian

  • PREP TIME 10 Minutes
  • COOK TIME 15 Minutes
  • SERVINGS 4

INGREDIENTS

  • Raw banana :2peeled and cubed
  • Yam :1Cup , peeled and cubed
  • Sour Curd : 1 1/2Cup
  • Coconut grated : 1Cup
  • Green Chili : 2
  • Chili powder : 1/2tsp
  • Pepper :5
  • Turmeric powder : 1/2tsp + 1/2tsp
  • Garlic : 4cloves
  • Cumin seeds : 1/2tsp
  • Mustard seeds : 1tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds : 1/2tsp
  • Red Chili :3
  • Curry leaves : 2Spring
  • Coconut Oil : 2tsp

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1. Pressure cook chopped and cubed raw banana and yam with one cup water, chili powder, 1/2tsp turmeric powder and 1tsp salt.
  • 2. Grind grated coconut, 1/2tsp turmeric powder, garlic, cumin seeds, pepper and green chili. Make it a fine paste.
  • 3. Transfer the boiled vegetable in to a clay pot to make traditional kerala Kalan. Leave it for some time to cool.
  • 4. Add coconut paste and curd at same time. mix it well and cook till the gravy is very thick and cover the veggies. Add salt to taste. (Cook in low flame for 5-6min.)
  • 5. For thadka, Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add red chillies, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves. Pour over the Kalan and close the clay pot with a lid. Serve hot.