Friday, January 6, 2012

Thiruvathira Puzhukku (Mixed Root Vegetables Curry)

                       കൂവ വിരകിയത്
1.Chena (yam/suran)-1cup cubed
   Chembu (taro)-1cup cubed
   Tapioca (cubed)-1/2cup
   Kachil (Asiatic yam)-1/2cup cubed
   Sweet potato(cubed)-1
   Raw Banana(cubed)-1
   Horse gram (muthira)-1/3cup
   Red Gram (vanpayar)-1/4cup

2.Turmeric powder-1tsp
3.Grated coconut-1cup
   Cumin seed-1tsp
   Pearl onion-2(optional)
   Green chilly-3
4.Coconut oil-1tbsp
   Curry leaves-2 springs
  • Pressure cook horse gram and red gram with enough water and salt.(4-5 whistle)
  • Add cubed roots and turmeric powder to the beans mixture. Add water if needed.Cook it again in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles.
  • Grind together coconut,cumin seeds,green chilly ,pearl onion and garlic.Pour the mixture into the cooked roots.Adjust salt and cook till the required consistency is reached.
  • Remove from heat and add coconut oil and curry leaves.
  • Serve with 'Gothambu Kanji' ,pickles and pappadam.


  1. Nice. going to make with vegetables tomorrow :)

  2. Looks delicious..U have made it perfectly..Yummy


  3. very tempting.. konjee and curry .. looks so yumm

  4. Kanjiyum Pozhukkum, yummy combo :) Just out of curiosity, r u from payyannur??

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  6. Wow just right for tomorrow. Looks yumm!!