Chena Curry (Yam Curry)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2kg - yam
  • 100g - cooked toor dal
  • 5-6 - green chillies
  • 25g - ginger
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • A pinch - turmeric powder

How to Make Chena Curry (Yam Curry)

  • Wash and cut the yam, ginger, and green chillies into small pieces. Put them in a pressure cooker with salt and turmeric powder. Pressure cook till the yam is well cooked.
  • Open the cooker and roughly mash the yam with a ladle.
  • Put the cooker back on fire and add the cooked dal and salt.
  • Keep it for 5 minutes till all the ingredients are mixed together. Remove from fire.
  • Heat oil and add the mustard, urad dal, and curry leaves.
  • Pour them over the yam.
  • Lastly, add the lemon juice. Do not reheat after adding the lemon juice.