Sunday, October 18, 2015

Chembu Asthram

  • Ingredients: 
Chembu/ Colocasia: 3 big
Green chilli: 2 nos
Chilli powder: 1 tsp
Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
Salt: to taste
Kudumpuli/ Cocum: 1 no

  • For Grinding:
Coconut: 1 cup
Cumin seed: 1 tsp
Small onion: 2 nos

  • Seasoning: 
Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
Small onion chopped: 1 no
Dry red chili: 2-3 nos
Curry Leaves:
Oil: 1 tbsp

  • Method: 
  • Grind together coconut, cumin seed and small onion to a smooth paste and keep aside. 
  • Clean and cut the colocasia into medium sized cubes. Cook the colocasia with green chilli, chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, cocum and enough water. Cook till the colocasia turn soft.
  • Add the grinded paste to the colocasia. Cover and cook for 5-10 minutes. Remove from fire.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, splutter mustard seeds, small onion, red chilli and curry leaves. Add this seasoning over the curry. Serve with rice.