Chena Kalan

Chena Kalan

Yogurt and coconut based curry using yam


  • Yam or Raw Banana cut into squares
  • 3 Dry red chili
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds (methi)
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • green chili
  • turmeric (haldi)
  • coconut
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper powder
  • Yogurt, prefrably sour
  • 5 -6 Curry leaf


  1. Grind coconut along with turmeric and green chilli to make paste. Keep it aside.
  2. Boil yam in water along with pepper, salt and turmeric.
  3. Once yam is half cooked add the coconut paste and boil.
  4. Add to this beaten yogurt and stop heating.
  5. Temper with mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaf and dry red chili.
  6. Serve hot along with rice.

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