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Chena (Elephant yam)Thoran


Traditional Kerala Recipe


Chena - 1/4kg
Turmeric powder - 1/4 Tsp
Red chilly powder - 2 Tsp
Salt - as per taste
Onion - 1 Large
Curry leaves - 2 Twigs
Water - 3 cups
Garlic - 3nos
Coconut Oil - 3 Tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 Tsp
Fenugreek(Uluva) - 6 nos
Grated Coconut - 4 Tbsp
Crushed Pepper - 1/2 Tsp

  • Cut Chena roughly into block pieces. In a cooker add chena, turmeric powder,chilly powder,salt, onion,curry leaves and water.Cook until it becomes soft (o not mash it).
  • In a kadai heat oil and add items for tempering expect and fry until coconut becomes brown (not dark brown). 
  • Now add the cooked chena mix it well. Let the cook until the water is reduced. off the flame and add crushed garlic and curry leaves. Serve hot with rice , chapatti.



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