Chena Erisseri


Chena Erisseri

Elephant yam(Chena) erisseri made without coconut
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Heat 1/2 tsp of oil in a pan.
  • Add red chillies, pepper, Bengal gram, curry leaves and asafoetida powder.
  • Fry it well.
  • Grind it to a paste after allowing it to cool.
  • Heat up a pressure pan.
  • Add chena, the ground paste, salt and turmeric powder along with 1 - 1 1/2 cups of water.
  • Pressure cook upto 2 whistles.
  • After opening the lid, mash the contents very lightly to get the required consistency.
  • Heat 1/2 tsp of oil in a small pan.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Pour the tempering into the chena curry.
  • :- This erisseri is prepared without coconut, but is very tasty.
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