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Chena Curry (Yam Curry)

Chena Curry (Yam Curry) is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Side Dish
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Pressure Cook
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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

Method

  1. 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.
  2. Open the cooker and roughly mash the yam with a ladle.
  3. Put the cooker back on fire and add the cooked dal and salt.
  4. Keep it for 5 minutes till all the ingredients are mixed together. Remove from fire.
  5. Heat oil and add the mustard, urad dal, and curry leaves.
  6. Pour them over the yam.
  7. Lastly, add the lemon juice. Do not reheat after adding the lemon juice.
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