Naadan ishtu in North Kerala - excellent combination for Idli or Appam
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Remove the skin of potato and slice into squares.
  • Slice the onion into thin sections.
  • Slit the green chillies lengthwise.
  • :- Depending on hotness required, u can increase / decrease no. of chillies.
  • Slice the ginger into thin sections.
  • :- You can add half of a tomato sliced for tanginess, if u like.
  • Pressure cook the above ingredients with salt and just sufficient water or second milk extract of coconut.
  • Meanwhile, extract coconut milk from the grated coconut.
  • After opening the lid of the cooker, add the coconut milk.
  • :- The milk should have sufficient thickness as the gravy should not be too watery.
  • :- Don`t allow this to boil.
  • Simmer for 2 minutes on low flame.
  • Switch off the stove.
  • Season it with coconut oil, curry leaves and coriander leaves.
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Response (3)
  1. r
    rajeev May 6, 2008

    A good one..thanks

  2. d
    dhanya May 27, 2008

    hi megha..thanx for the pic..

  3. s
    sithara July 20, 2007

    hi..i have been looking for this recipe for turned out jus` great..thanks 🙂

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