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Sennaikizhangu Kootu/ Yam Curry

Sennaikizhangu  Kootu/ Yam Curry

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 30


Serves 2

  • Elephant Yam 200 gms

  • Thuvar dhal 3/4 cups

  • Bengal gram 2 tbsp

  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

  • medium size sliced Onion 1 nos

  • Sesame oil 1 tbsp

  • mustard seeds 1/4 tsp

  • White urad dhal 1/4 tsp

  • Asafoetida 1/4 tsp

  • For grinding : Grated coconut 1/3 cups

  • Bengal gram 1 tbsp

  • Black pepper 1 tsp

  • dry red chillies 3 nos


  • 01

    Wash and pressure Cook Thuvar dhal and Bengal gram

  • 02

    Dice Senai kizhangu into small pieces and cook with turmeric powder and salt till it softens. Strain the water.

  • 03

    Add 1 tsp of oil in a tava and roast dry nbengal gram black pepper and dry chilies. Then add grated coconut on a small flame. Remove before it changes colour. Allow it cool down to room temperature. In a blender add the roasted ingredients and grind to a fine paste by adding required water.

  • 04

    Now the tempering part, Add oil and mustard seeds, urad dhal, after mustard splutters, add asafoetida, curry leaves, onion and give a stir for 3 mins, Now add cooked Elephant Yam, cooked dhal and allow it boil for 3 mins

  • 05

    Now add the grounded paste and let it boil for another 2 mins Remove from heat and add ghee.Serve with Rice.



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