Kurukk Kalan for Vishu Sadya

Ingredients for Kurukk Kalan for Vishu Sadya:

1. Well ripen green banana – 2

2. Elephant yam – 150 gm

3. Pepper powder – 1 big spoon

    Chilli powder – ½ small spoon

    Water – For cooking

    Salt – For taste

4. Sour & thick curd – 2 cups

5. Fenugreek powder – 1 small spoon

6. Coconut scrapped – 1.5 cups

    Cumin seeds – ½ small spoon

7. Green chillies – 2

8. Curry leaves – 7 or 8 nos.

9. Coconut oil – 1.5 big spoons

10. Mustard – ½ small spoon

      Red chillies – 2 or 3

      Curry leaves – 4 or 5 nos.

11. Chilli powder, fenugreek powder and pepper powder – A pinch each

12. Ghee – 1 small spoon

How to prepare Kurukk Kalan for Vishu Sadya?

1. Remove the skin of green banana, split into 4 and then slice thin.

2. Remove skin of yam, and cut into ¾ inch square pieces.

3. Cook elephant yam and banana pieces in an earthen pot, kadai or non-stick pan adding ingredients no: 3. But never over cook the vegetables.

4. Beat the curd well, add to cooked vegetable pieces and reduce the flame. Mix the contents well.

5. Make a fine paste of coconut and cumin seeds and crush the green chillies along with it.

6. Add fenugreek powder to the cooked vegetables and allow the contents to turn thick in consistency.

7. Add gravy and curry leaves to it and mix well.

8. Heat oil in a pan and sauté ingredients no: 10.

9. Put off the flame, and add ingredients no: 11 to it, and pour to your Kurukk Kalan.

10. Add ghee also to the Kurukk Kalan, mix well and use.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, April 1-14, 2018

Read a few more Elephant Yam & Colocasia Side Dishes recipes here. Click on the images in the gallery to read.

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