Kaalan for Kozhikode Sadya

Ingredients for Kaalan of Kozhikode Sadya:

1. Elephant yam cut into small pieces after removing skin – 1 cup

    Raw banana split into two and chopped (after removing skin) – 1 cup

    Pepper powder – 3 small spoons

    Turmeric powder – 3 small spoons

    Salt – As required

2. Curd – 2 cups

3. Coconut scrapped – 1.5 cups

    Green chillies – 4

    Cumin seeds – 2 small spoons

4. Fenugreek fried and powdered – 2 small spoons

5. Ghee – 1 big spoon

    Mustard – 1 big spoon

    Red chillies – 4 cut into pieces

    Curry leaves – A handful

How to prepare Kaalan of Kozhikode Sadya?

1. Mix together ingredients no: 1, add sufficient water and cook well.

2. Add curd to cooked vegetables and boil well.

3. Make a fine paste of ingredients no: 3 and add to the curry.

4. When it’s done, take the curry from flame, add fenugreek powder and mix well.

5. Heat ghee in a pan, temper ingredients no: 6 and add to the curry.

6. Mix well and serve.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine September 1-14, 2016

You can also read a few more methods of preparations of Kaalan, published in Vanitha.

Kaalan, Kurukk Kaalan, Jackfruit Kaalan, Beet Root Kaalan and Kovilakam Kaalan

Read a few more elephant yam & colocasia vegetarian side dish recipes here. Click on the images in the gallery to read.

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