Colocasia In Tamarind Soup


Colocasia In Tamarind Soup

Colocasia/chembu tubers cooked in tamarind juice, jaggery and other ingredients
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 4 people



  • Cook the colocasia tubers in boiling water till the tubers become smooth. Peel the outer husk and keep the tubers aside.
  • Add warm water to the tamarind, soak for about fifteen minutes and extract thick juice into a bowl.
  • Take a deep bottomed pan, add oil and heat. Splutter the mustard seeds.
  • Add the onion pieces and fry until brown. Add the tomato pieces, ginger-garlic paste, green chilly pieces, turmeric powder, red chilly powder and roughly mashed garlic bulbs and simmer until tomato pieces become smooth.
  • Add the colocasia tubers, coriander seed powder, curry leaves and enough salt. Mix well and fry till oil shows up.
  • Add the tamarind juice and jaggary, mix thoroughly, add water and place a lid on the pan.
  • Allow the contents to simmer in medium flame till cooked well.
  • Top the dish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.
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