Chena Erisseri

Elephant yam(Chena) erisseri made without coconut

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Chena Erisseri

Elephant yam(Chena) erisseri made without coconut

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By chithra viswanathan

Published On: 31 May 2005

Rating: 3
9 Votes, 3 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Heat 1/2 tsp of oil in a pan.

Step 2

Add red chillies, pepper, Bengal gram, curry leaves and asafoetida powder.

Step 3

Fry it well.

Step 4

Grind it to a paste after allowing it to cool.

Step 5

Heat up a pressure pan.

Step 6

Add chena, the ground paste, salt and turmeric powder along with 1 - 1 1/2 cups of water.

Step 7

Pressure cook upto 2 whistles.

Step 8

After opening the lid, mash the contents very lightly to get the required consistency.

Step 9

Heat 1/2 tsp of oil in a small pan.

Step 10

Splutter mustard seeds.

Step 11

Pour the tempering into the chena curry.

Step 12

:- This erisseri is prepared without coconut, but is very tasty.


Plzzzzz don`t try this!!!!


i`m just a passer by. never tried this before. going for it soon . it sounds very yummy and healthy. thanks.


yummy recipe without coconut.. i always try recipes without coconut.... don`t miss to try..keep posting gud recipes!!! :)))

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