Kerala Style Taroo Root Curry Recipe 

Ingredients

250 grams Colocasia root (Arbi) , washed thoroughly and peeled 1 Tamarind , malabar Salt , to taste 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , scrapped 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder 2 Onions , peeled For the tempering: 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil 2 Onions , peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 2 Dry Red Chilli , broken 7 Curry leaves

INSTRUCTIONS

To begin making the Kerala style Taro root curry, first thoroughly wash and scrub theboiled Taro roots.

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Apply some coconut (or any other) oil to your hands and peel them. Be sure to remove the green layer under the skin too.

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In a sauce pan/Kadai or a seasoned earthen pot add the Taro root, tamarind piece(s), salt and some water. Cook on low flame till it is well cooked.

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Meanwhile, in a mixer blend together the coconut, chilli powder and small onions.

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Add this mixture to the cooked Taro roots, add salt if required and cook for 5-6 minutes more.

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Heat oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds. Once they splutter add the cumin seeds.

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Add the red chillies, sauté for a few seconds and add this tempering to the Taro root curry.

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