Kerala Kaalan


Kerala Kaalan

Thrissur style kaalan
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people


For seasoning:-


  • Peel and cube the plantain and yam.
  • In a kadai, add plantain and yam pieces along with turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt, curry leaves and 1 cup of water.
  • Cook till the vegetables are done.
  • Meanwhile, grind together coconut, pepper, cumin seeds and green chilly to a fine paste.
  • Add this paste to the cooked vegetables.
  • Boil them well stirring continuously.
  • Add salt.
  • Finally add curd to this and simmer for 2 - 3 minutes.
  • :- Do not boil.
  • Splutter mustard seeds, red chilly, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves in a pan.
  • Add this to the gravy.
  • :- The simple and tasty Kaalan is ready to be served..
  • :- It is good to use bit sour type curd for preparing this dish.
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Response (2)
  1. S
    Sunitha January 27, 2011

    Nice kalan.

  2. D
    Deepa June 4, 2011

    Good recipe ..

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