Kalan (Morozhichha Koottaan)

Kalan is one of the most traditional food from the state of Kerala. This is a curry prepared with yogurt, vegetables ,coconut and spices. This is mostly prepared during he time of Onam, Sadhya. Usually this dish is prepared with Vegtables like Yam, Plantain (Raw Banana). These veggies are cooked in a curd, coconut mixture and tempered with coconut oil.

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Kalan (Morozhichha Koottaan)

Kalan is one of the most traditional food from the state of Kerala. This is a curry prepared with yogurt, vegetables ,coconut and spices. This is mostly prepared during he time of Onam, Sadhya. Usually this dish is prepared with Vegtables like Yam, Plantain (Raw Banana). These veggies are cooked in a curd, coconut mixture and tempered with coconut oil.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 17 Aug 2016

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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1 Kalan (Morozhichha Koottaan) Recipe

Step 1

Peel the Plantains and Yam, wash and cut them into little big size pieces and keep the pieces aside

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Step 2 Kalan (Morozhichha Koottaan) Recipe

Step 2

Grind the grated Coconut, Cumin seeds and Pepper together in a mixer or grinding stone (Ammikkal) and keep this paste separately.

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Step 3 Kalan (Morozhichha Koottaan) Recipe

Step 3

Change the Plantain and Yam pieces into a pressure cooker/Cooking vessel and add about two cups of water, Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder and Salt and cook this mix for about ten minutes (if it is cooked in pressure cooker).

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Step 4 Kalan (Morozhichha Koottaan) Recipe

Step 4

When the Plantain and Yam pieces are cooked well, open the cover of the pressure cooker carefully and smash the pieces lightly, to mix them properly.

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Step 5 Kalan (Morozhichha Koottaan) Recipe

Step 5

Then add the Coconut, Cumin seeds and Pepper paste into the already cooked Plantain and Yam and stir it well.

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Step 6 Kalan (Morozhichha Koottaan) Recipe

Step 6

Similarly, add the diluted Curd/Buttermilk also into the mix and stir it further

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Step 7 Kalan (Morozhichha Koottaan) Recipe

Step 7

Put Curry leaves in this mix. Heat Oil in a frying pan and fry the Mustard seeds, Red Chilli pieces and Fenugreek seeds (only if necessary) in the Oil

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Step 8 Kalan (Morozhichha Koottaan) Recipe

Step 8

Put the fried Red Chilli pieces, Mustard seeds and Fenugreek seeds on top of the Curry leaves (so that the Curry leaves also get fried automatically. Otherwise, Curry leaves also can be fried together with the other three items).

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Step 9 Kalan (Morozhichha Koottaan) Recipe

Step 9

Kalan (Morozhichha Koottaan) is ready. This Kalan can be served with cooked Rice.

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