Yippie my parents are here and I am enjoying moms specialties and spending some quality time with them..
We have so much stories, gossips and happenings to catch up so I hardly turn on my laptop these days.
Other than that I am on a hibernation mode ! Doing mostly eating, napping, and followed by more eating
Of course I am ardently taking clicks of all dishes Amma has been making..
So stay tuned for more Kerala recipes!
Here is one of my fav comfort dish..Chembu Curry aka Taro Curry
Chembu Curry/ Taro Curry
1 or 2 Chembu/Taro
¼ Cup grated Coconut
1/4 Cup Yogurt
1 Green Chilli
½ tspn red chili powder
½ tspn turmeric powder
½ tspn salt
½ tspn Cumin seeds
1 tspn oil
¼ tspn Mustard seeds
¼ tspn Fenugreek seeds
1-2 Dried Red chilies
Remove the skin of taro and wash well.
Cut the taro to ½ inch cubes
In a pot add about 1 cup water, add the taro, salt , chili powder and turmeric powder and simmer until the taro has cooked through and is soft.
Blend together Coconut, Green Chilly, Cumin seeds with little water until it is smooth.
Add the coconut mix and yogurt to the taro and cook for 2-3 minutes until it is foamy.
For tempering , bring the oil to a boil in a small pan- Add the mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds .Once the fenugreek seeds turn darker add the chilies and curry leaves and sauté for few seconds
Add to the curry and mix well.
Enjoy the comforting curry with rice