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Chena (elephant yam)thoran

By Paaru
(4.00/5 - 3 votes)

A malabar recipe


Chena - 1/4kg
Turmeric powder - 1/4 Tsp
Red chilly powder - 2 Tsp
Salt - as per taste
Onion - 1 Large
Curry leaves - 2 Twigs
Water - 3 cups
Garlic - 3nos
Coconut Oil - 3 Tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 Tsp
Fenugreek(Uluva) - 6 nos
Grated Coconut - 4 Tbsp
Crushed Pepper - 1/2 Tsp


Step 1: Cut Chena roughly into block pieces. In a cooker add chena, turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt, onion, curry leaves and water. Cook until it becomes soft (o not mash it).

Step 2: In a kadai heat oil and add items for tempering expect and fry until coconut becomes brown (not dark brown).

Step 3: Now add the cooked chena mix it well. Let the cook until the water is reduced. Off the flame and add crushed garlic and curry leaves. Serve hot with rice, chapatti.

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