Sadya Special Kootu Curry | Kootu Curry


Sadya Special Kootu Curry is a traditional styled dish quite popular in Kerala Cuisine. This is rated as one of the special dishes for a Sadhya meal. As you know, Onam is fast approaching and I am sure this recipe will serve as one in your menu for the Sadhya. This is a dish quite close to my heart since these veggies are my favorites. Both Yam(Chena) and Raw Plantain grow in my backyard and so we are lucky to have it fresh. Preparation of veggies like cleaning and dicing takes some time, but still the Sadya Special Kootu Curry gets well rewarded in the end, worth the effort. This is a typical Malayalee dish loaded with rich roasted coconut flavor and that makes the dish unique and special. As you know, Kerala is a blessed land, full of coconuts. So it is quite natural to discover such coconut roasted delicacies here. These flavorful Kootu Curry dishes are a real treat.

Sadya Special Kootu Curry is a wholesome and well balanced dish. Both yam and raw plantain provides a slight crunchy texture to the dish. Cooked chickpeas blends well with the texture. And the roasted coconut mixture binds the curry well. Anyhow all together works very well providing that unique aromatic flavorful gravy. While preparing Sadya Special Kootu Curry, there are variations, you can add your favorite veggies. Kootu Curry is one of the best vegetarian dishes in Kerala Cuisine. You get nutrition of different veggies, all in one go. These are traditional dishes and you got to taste the flavors. I am sure you will like the dish and do remember to prepare the dish for coming Onam. You can discover a well detailed Sadya Special Kootu Curry recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.

Sadya Special Kootu Curry

Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Kerala


  • 1/2 cup Chickpea Soak it in water for 8 hours
  • 1/4+1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2+1 tsp Salt
  • 1+1 cup Water
  • 1 &1/2 cup Raw plantain
  • 1 &1/2 cup Elephant foot yam
  • Curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 3 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 cup Grated coconut
  • 1 tsp Black pepper powder



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    Ranjini August 25, 2023

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