Colacasia curry

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 15-20 large colocasia (arvi) leaves
  • 1/2 cup - fresh coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup - tamarind extract (juice)
  • 4 green chillies
  • 1/2 cup - coriander leaves
  • 30 cashewnuts
  • 1 tbsp - gram dal (soaked for 2-3 hours)
  • 1 cup - gram flour (besan)
  • 3 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 3-4 pinches asafetida
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1 tsp - jaggery (optional)
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • Salt to taste
  • For seasoning:
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin and mustard seeds each
  • 4-5 red dry chillies
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - groundnuts
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder

How to Make Colacasia curry

  • Clean, wash and wipe dry the colacasia leaves.
  • Cut into small pieces.
  • Chop green chillies and coriander.
  • Break the cashew nuts into two and wipe down with a cloth.
  • Place a kadai on fire with a lot of water. Add 1/2 tbsp. oil to it.
  • When the water starts boiling add the chopped colacasia leaves and let them boil till they are half cooked.
  • Strain the water and add the remaining oil, gram dal, cashew nuts and fry for a few mins.
  • Add the chopped chillies, coriander, turmeric and asafoetida powder.
  • Pour one cup of water and let it cook for 5 mins.
  • Mix the gram flour in the coconut milk and add to the gravy with tamarind paste, jaggery and salt.
  • Let the mixture cook on low flame for 5 mins.
  • Before serving, add the seasoning to the gravy and serve hot.

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