Raw Plantian/Nentra Kaya-1
Yam/cheana-one medium piece
Pepper powder-3/4 tsp
Fenugreek Powder-2 pinch
Curry Leaves- 1string
Fenugreek seeds-2 pinch
Curry leaves -1 string
Dry red chilli-3
Peel and cut the plantain d yam into medium pieces ..
Wash these pieces thoroughly ..
In a bowl add pepper powder and to this add 2 cup of water..
Let it soak for 5 minutes..
Then strain this to a kadai..
Add cut vegetables to this pepper water along with turmeric powder and let it cook until done.
Then add salt and curd to this ..
Mix well and add curry leaves ,d continuously stir the mixture till it start boiling …
Then allow to thicken ..cook in medium heat
In between make a fine paste of coconut ,cumin seeds and green chilli..
When the curd become thick u can add this super fine coconut mix to this and mix well…
Check the salt and allow the curry to boil for 2 minutes ..
Then sprinkle ghee and fenugreek powder and mix well ..
Finally splutter mustard seeds ,dry red chilli ,menu greek seeds and curry leaves and mix .. Close the kadai for 5 minutes ..
So the tasty kurukku kalan is ready to serve ..
It tastes exactly same as we have in sadya .. u can trust me ..
If u follow the exact recipe u will get the sadya taste ..
Recipe Courtesy : Amrita Tv -Ambi Swami special..
Looks yummy. Well clicked 🙂
Hai Veena, I am also from Thrissur & tried the same recipe….it’s came very nice…
First time I made Kalan my own…thank you for the recipe at the correct time….
Coul you please give rasam recipe?
Thanks a lot for trying the kalan recipe and happy to that it came out well for u 🙂 rasam recipe is there itself..
Firstly, let me start of by saying u have a lovely space here..hats off! I had made a kalan too for Onam this time but onloy with the kaya, and it turned out pretty good. I’ve posted the recipe in my blog, do chk it out! Your dish looks lovely..amazing pic! Pls do chk out my blog wen u get a chance. I’ve posted a few recipes in there which I’m sure you’ll enjoy. Do join the blog if u like it. Happy to be a follower!
made this kalan for vishu ..came out really well……….thanks for this authentic thrissur style kalan recipe.
I tried Kalan and it was really tasty, here in middle east we dont get sour curd…..thats why it doesnt taste as a Sadhya Kalan…… any tips for sour curd.
Hi Robert ..
Thanks for trying kalan and nice to knw that it came out well.. hmmm yea i knw even i am facing the same orb exp in winter season .. njan pala lodi kaikalum use cheyyarund .. Kalan undakki thale divasam vekkum .. purathu thane ..pitte divasam ucha aakumbol ready akum 🙂 allel used to buy Marmum yogurt .. kurachu puli kooduthal und .. athu ravile thane fridge il ninnum purathu eduthu vakkum… pine onnum allel atta kaikku dry mango powder add cheyyum … u can try any of these 🙂
i have a doubt on curd measurement..is it 500gm or 500 ml?
500gm ..1/2 kg
Thank u so much Tony ..great to know u liked it 🙂
Hai veena.i used to add yoghurt at last for kalan.is it ok if v add first ie bfore adding cocnut paste.and no need boil also is it?veena thanks a lot for all ur receipes.i tried kadala curry potato curry.etc.delicious….veena.keep going on.👍
sorry for the late reply ..was bit busy ..no dear ..for kurukku kalan u have to follow the same method .. in usual pulisseri we can add curd in the end but here we can’t do so..
I am 84 and live in the US. I am from Palakkad. My wife used to make kurukku kalan and the shelf life is also good. I am going to try my hand on making this now. Thanks for the recipe.
wow .. thanks a lot for the message ..really great to see this .. so did u try this recipe uncle ??
Thanks for the yummy recipe. This Recipe is similar to what my mother in law used to prepare. But she used to dry roast the cumin and fenugreek seeds. This is similar to Namboodiri preparation.
ohh ic ..thats a new information for me .thank u so much 🙂
Great job VEENA, Thank you for the recipe.
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ha ha ..enthu patti? vellam koodi poyo?
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I used Almarai Laban…
Veena chechi, wont the curd curdle if i boil? How to avoid the curd from curdling?
Njan try cheythu . Success !!!!