Kootu Curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 0.25 kg - yam, any kind, preferably elephant yam cut in sugar-cube sizes
  • 5 tsp - coconut, (unsweetened), ground to a paste
  • 1 tsp - ginger, ground to a paste
  • 3- 4 - green chillies
  • 2-3 pinches - turmeric
  • a few - curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - coconut oil
  • salt to taste

How to Make Kootu Curry

  • Put the yam pieces, turmeric and green chilli in 3 mugs of water and leave it to boil on high flame for around 15-20 minutes.
  • Now, add the coconut and the garlic paste and salt.
  • Mix well and reduce the flame.
  • Leave for 10 minutes.
  • Mash a couple of yam pieces with a spoon to make the gravy denser.
  • In another pan, heat 1tsp of oil and splutter curry leaves in it.
  • Transfer this to the main dish.
  • Serve hot with rice or roti.