Yam Errisery, Chena Erissery, Onam Sabzi

Yam Errisery, Chena Erissery, Onam Sabzi

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Erissery made with yam and plantains is a part of the festive fare served on Onam , the biggest festival celebrated in Kerala. Alternatively, this recipe can be prepared with pumpkin and red oriental beans too.

You can also try other South Indian vegetable dishes like Malabari Curry or Avial .

Yam Errisery, Chena Erissery, Onam Sabzi recipe - How to make Yam Errisery, Chena Erissery, Onam Sabzi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

2 cups chopped yam (suran)
4 drumsticks peeled , cut into 50 mm , pieces
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 tsp urad dal (split black lentils)
1 whole dry Kashmiri red chilli , broken in two pieces

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste
1 1/2 cups freshly grated coconut
2 cloves (laung / lavang) , peeled and roughly chopped
2 tsp chilli powder
7 to 8 curry leaves (kadi patta)
2 tbsp of water

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the yam, drumsticks, turmeric powder, salt and 3 cups of water in a deep pan, cover and cook on a medium flame till done or all the water gets evaporated while stirring once in between.
  2. Add the prepared paste and mix well.
  3. Sprinkle some water and cover and cook on a slow flame for a minute. Remove from the flame and keep aside.
  4. For the tempering, heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
  5. When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal and red chillies and sauté on a medium flame for few seconds, while stirring continuously.
  6. Pour the tempering over the yam and drumstick mixture, mix well and simmer for another 2 to 3 minutes or till it becomes dry. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy258 cal
Protein3 g
Carbohydrates17.7 g
Fiber6.5 g
Fat19.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A214.8 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.8 mg
Vitamin C16 mg
Folic Acid6 mcg
Calcium41.2 mg
Iron1.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium6.2 mg
Potassium193.3 mg
Zinc0.3 mg

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