Chena Erissery

Elephant Yam(Chena) erissery

Chena Erissery

Elephant Yam(Chena) erissery

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Rugmini Kamalan

Published On: 09 Sep 2005

Rating: 4
21 Votes, 6 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Clean van payar well and filter it to get rid of the small stones.

Step 2

Cook it by adding enough water, turmeric powder and chilly powder.

Step 3

When the payar is nearly cooked, add chena and allow it to cook.

Step 4

Grind together grated coconut, cumin seeds, black pepper and garlic into a coarse form.

Step 5

:- Make sure that it doesn¦t become a paste.

Step 6

When the chena and payar are fully cooked, add the above ground mixture.

Step 7

Add some water and salt and allow it to cook.

Step 8

Remove from flame when it¦s done.

Step 9

Fry 3 tbsp of grated coconut and add it to this mixture.

Step 10

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 11

Splutter mustard seeds, dry red chillies and curry leaves.

Step 12

Add the above seasoning into the chena curry.

Step 13

:- Similarly, you can make yellow
pumpkin(mathanga) erissery. Try it out!!!

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Monisha

It was the first time I was making Erissery. I used 1 green banana cut into small pieces instead of the van payar and it came out very well. Thanks a lot for sharing this recipe, will try it with van payar very soon.

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BINDU MATHEW

Yummy!!!! and Simple...

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mani

hai, its a wonderful dish.thanks yar

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sara

that was the right way to say how to do it.please send more nadan receipes.(grandma`s style)

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reminishad

hai it came out really tasty.thanks for the recipe.

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resa

dear rugmini- great recipe i tried it- Happy onam and thank you for ure recipe hope there will be more to come...ure exact measures are helpful....

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