Kalan Recipe

Kalan Recipe
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Kalan is a very easy and nutitious recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Kalan by following this easy recipe.
Kalan Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 3
  • 1 raw Kerala Banana (Nendra pazham) or 2 green Plantains (medium size)
  • 200 g Yam
  • !/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 cup Curd/ Yogurt (sour)
  • Salt to taste

    For Masala Paste
  • 1 cup Coconut (grated)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Pepper Corns
  • 6 Green Chilies
  • 1 sprig Curry Leaves

    For Seasoning
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Curry Leaves (few)
How to make Kalan:
  • Firstly, cut banana and yam into small cubes.
  • Boil them, with turmeric and pepper powder added to the water. Add salt to it.
  • Grind all the masala ingredients to a paste.
  • Add this masala to cooked vegetables.
  • Simmer for a few minutes.
  • Add beaten curd, stir well and remove from heat.
  • For seasoning, heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Add this seasoning to the Kalan.
  • Sere hot.
Serve witn plain rice or roti.

Reviews and Ratings:
bebo posted 05/08/2010
Nice, easy and tasty dish.........!!!