Chena mezhukkupuratti

Chena mezhukkupuratti

Spiced, sauteed elephant yam cooked with spices from Kerala

Ingredients

  • 1 cup yam, peeled and cut into 1 inch sticks
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 12 shallots
  • 5 dry red chilies
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 1 stalk curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • Salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. Boil yam in salted water.
  2. Crush shallots, dry chilies and peppercorns coarsely. Roast in oil along with curry leaves till oil separates.
  3. Add chilli powder and yam. Stir and continue cooking till yam is cooked.
  4. Serve Chena mezhukkupuratti warm with rice.

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