Thursday, February 13, 2014

Surna Koota ( Elephant Yam in coconut based gravy )

Surna Koota ( Elephant Yam in coconut based gravy )

Surnu/Elephant yam-1/4 th kg

To grind
Grated coconut-1Cup
Roasted dry red chilly - 4 to 5 or according to the taste
Coriander seeds- 2 tsp
Methi seeds/Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind -Tamarind seed size 
Salt to taste

Coconut oil-1tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-1 sprig

Wash n remove the skin of the Elephant yam . Chop into square small pieces , apply salt n set aside for an hour ..squeeze it well n deep fry till crisp n golden brown  n ensure to constantly stir as its been fried  to avoid burning. spread it on tissue paper to remove excess oil.


In little oil roast coriander seeds n Methi seeds n grind it along with Grated coconut , roasted dry red chillies, tamarind n salt to a fine paste ..  remove the ground paste n add water to make it a little dilute ( dont add more water , as this gravy needs to be Medium  thick ) n then do the seasoning... N just before serving add the fried elephant yam n mix well .

Note : This gravy is raw , hence no need to boil .

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