Purple Yam Curry

This is a species of Yam, and a tuber vegetable. The tubers are usually in white or purple in color, hence the common name is Purple yam. In Kerala , it is often boiled and consumed like Elephant Yam, Tapioca etc. This has some medicinal values also. Today I’m sharing a vegetarian curry with this…

Chena Asthram / Yam Curry

Usually we prepare ‘Asthram‘ with taro roots. It is great combo with hot rice or rice gruel (kanji). This yam curry also we can use as a side dish for rice, chapati and all. The yam will cook first, then added with ground coconut, finally seasoning with roasted coconut. Ingredients Yam – 250 gram Grated…

Yam Moong beans /Chena Cherupayar Curry

This is a vegetarian curry with elephant yam and moong beans. We usually make stir fry or erissery with yam. This is also a very tasty and healthy recipe from Kerala cuisine. This can be served with rice, chapathi etc. Ingredients Yam  – 1 ½ cup (bit size square pieces) Moong beans  – ¼ cup…

Chena Mezhukkupuratti / Elephant Yam Stir Fry

This is an easy and tasty side dish of yam which can be served with rice. Elephant yam usually used for thoran, erissery  kind of dishes. Ingredients Chena/Elephant Yam (peeled and cubed) – 2 cups Turmeric powder -1/4 teaspoon Chili powder -1/2 teaspoon + 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds -1/4 teaspoon Curry leaves – 1 sprig…

Yam / Chena Erissery

This is a vegetarian recipe goes well with rice and it is prepared with elephant yam. I have already shared erissery recipes with different vegetables. The basic recipe will be same, only the main ingredient differs.  Elephant yam contains large amount of protein making them great as a staple food. Ingredients Elephant Yam(Chena) – 300 gram Van…