Chena Curry (Yam Curry) Recipe

Chena Curry, also known as Yam Curry, is a delicious and flavorful dish made with yam, coconut, and spices. The yam is cooked until tender and then simmered in a rich and creamy coconut gravy. This curry is perfect for a comforting meal and pairs well with rice or roti. The combination of spices and coconut gives this dish a unique and aromatic flavor that will leave you wanting more.

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Ingredients for Chena Curry (Yam Curry) Recipe

  • 125 gram Yam, Peeled And Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • as required A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 Dried Red Chilies
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1/2 tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 0.13 cup Grated Coconut
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fennel Seeds
  • as per your need Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Chena Curry (yam Curry) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Peel and chop the yam into bite-sized pieces.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, and dried red chilies.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped yam, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 4.Add water and cook until the yam is tender.
  • STEP 5.In a separate pan, heat coconut oil and add grated coconut, cumin seeds, and fennel seeds. Roast until golden brown.
  • STEP 6.Grind the roasted coconut mixture into a fine paste.
  • STEP 7.Add the coconut paste to the cooked yam and mix well. Simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to cook the yam until it is tender but not mushy.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference.
  • You can add a squeeze of lemon juice for a tangy flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Chena Curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the curry before serving and add a splash of water if needed to adjust the consistency.
  • Serve the Chena Curry hot with steamed rice or Indian bread like roti or naan.
Nutrition
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230
calories per serving
4 g Fat9 g Protein38 g Carbs8 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    38g
  • Fiber
    8g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    38g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    8g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    45mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    263mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    51mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    25mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    75mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    153mg
  • Selenium
    5mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp