Varutha Erisseri

Varutha erisseri

Varutha Erisseri Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 8 – 10)

1. Raw banana – 1.5 large, cubed

    Yam / chena – 2 cups, cubed

    Green chilies – 2 – 3, slit

    Curry leaves – A few

    Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

    Chilly powder – 3/4 tsp

    Water – 2 – 2.5 cups

2. Grated coconut – 1 – 1.5 cup

    Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp

    Whole pepper corns – 10- 15

    Garlic – 3 cloves (optional)

3. Cooked van payar / red cow peas/ red chori – 3/4 – 1 cup

4. Salt – To taste

To season

5. Coconut oil – 1 tbsp

6. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

    Dried red chilies – 2 – 3, broken

   Curry leaves – 1  sprig

   Grated coconut – 3/4 cup

Method

1. Grind grated coconut along with ingredients numbered 2 to a fine paste, adding little water if required.

2. Place the ingredients numbered 1 in a heavy-bottomed vessel and cook until the vegetables are done. Mash them slightly using a spoon. Add the ground coconut mixture and cooked van payar. Check for salt and add 1/4 – 1/2 cup water, if its very thick. Cook for 4 – 5 minutes at medium-low heat and switch off.

3. Heat 1 tbsp coconut oil in a small pan. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dried red chilies and curry leaves. Next add grated coconut and fry until brown. Add this to the prepared curry. Mix well and switch off. Serve hot with rice and other side-dishes.

Varutha erisseri

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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