Chembu Curry Recipe

Chembu Curry Recipe
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Chembu Curry is a tasty traditional curry from Kerala. Learn how to make/prepare Chembu Curry by following this easy recipe.
Chembu Curry Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 7.0 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • ½ kg Chembu (Colocasia/ Arvi)
  • 1 cup Coconut (scraped)
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 1 Garlic (small)
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 stem Curry Leaves
  • 2 Dry Red Chilies
  • ¼ tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • Water (for cooking)
  • Salt (to taste)
How to make Chembu Curry:
  • Peel the chembu. Wash well and cut into small pieces.
  • Place it in a cooker and add enough water, salt and turmeric powder. Pressure cook it.
  • Grind coconut, cumin seeds, green chilies and garlic pods in a blender, to form a smooth paste.
  • Add this paste to the cooked chembu and add the required water.
  • Boil the mixture for 1 minute.
  • Heat coconut oil in a saucepan and add mustard seeds.
  • When they start spluttering, add dry red chilies and curry leaves.
  • Let them fry for a minute and add this to the chembu curry prepared earlier.
  • Serve hot.