SenaiKizhangu Urundai Kuzhambu || Elephant Yam Kofta Curry | How to make SenaiKizhangu Urundai Kuzhambu || Elephant Yam Kofta Curry

By Vins Raj  |  11th Mar 2018  |  
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  • SenaiKizhangu Urundai Kuzhambu  ||  Elephant Yam Kofta Curry, How to make SenaiKizhangu Urundai Kuzhambu  ||  Elephant Yam Kofta Curry
SenaiKizhangu Urundai Kuzhambu || Elephant Yam Kofta Curryby Vins Raj
  • Prep Time

    20

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  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    4

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About SenaiKizhangu Urundai Kuzhambu || Elephant Yam Kofta Curry Recipe

Elephant Yam is always cooked and fried seldom gets a kofta avatar. In this recipe elephant yam is sauteed and fried, later added to the curry.

SenaiKizhangu Urundai Kuzhambu || Elephant Yam Kofta Curry

Ingredients to make SenaiKizhangu Urundai Kuzhambu || Elephant Yam Kofta Curry

  • For Grinding :
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 5 shallots
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • 1/3 Cup grated coconut
  • 4 Red Whole Dried chillies
  • 1" cinnamon stick
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 Cardamon
  • 2 tsp oil
  • For Koftas:
  • 1 Cup grated Elephant Yam
  • 1/3 finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp fennel powder
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/4 litre oil for frying
  • For Gravy
  • 1 Chopped onion
  • 1 Chopped tomato
  • 2 " cinnamon Stick
  • 3 Cardamons
  • 1 star anise
  • 1/4 tsp fennel seeds
  • 5 cloves chopped Garlic
  • 1/2 Teaspoon turmeric Powder
  • 1 Sprig curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Chopped coriander leaves

How to make SenaiKizhangu Urundai Kuzhambu || Elephant Yam Kofta Curry

  1. First the ingredients in the grinding list get into the pan for roasting. In a heated pan add oil, then coriander seeds, roast for 30 seconds
  2. Next add shallots and garlic, saute it.
  3. Next fennel seeds,cumin seeds, poppy seeds and roast them.
  4. Next add dried chillies, cinnamon stick, cardamon and cloves.
  5. Next add grated coconut and roast. Roast till the coconut releases the aroma.
  6. Remove from heat and allow it cool. Later grind and keep it aside.
  7. Preparing Yam. Grind elephant yam to a uniform texture and place in a muslin cloth. Squeeze so that all the moisture content is removed from the yam.
  8. Making of Koftas. In a heated pan add oil.
  9. Add onions saute till they turn translucent.
  10. Now add prepared yam and saute for 2 minutes on medium flame
  11. Add turmeric powder, garam masala, chilli powder, fennel powder, salt and saute for another 2 minutes.
  12. By now the yam should be cooked.
  13. Remove from heat and allow it to cool down.
  14. Divide into equal parts and shape into balls.
  15. Deep fry in hot oil and keep aside.
  16. Making of gravy : In a heated pan add oil.
  17. Add fennel, Cinnamon, star anise and cardamon.
  18. When the above gets roasted, add Onions,garlic and tomatoes. Add half quantity of salt and saute.
  19. When the onions and tomatoes get mushy, add turmeric powder and the ground masala.
  20. Now add 2.5 cups water and bring to boil. Simmer for 3 minutes. Check for salt and adjust accordingly.
  21. Crush curry leaves and add to the curry.
  22. Add chopped coriander leaves before removing from heat.
  23. Add the fried yam balls into the curry and serve.

My Tip:

Add the yam koftas just before serving, if not they will break if soaked for a longer time.

Reviews for SenaiKizhangu Urundai Kuzhambu || Elephant Yam Kofta Curry (2)

Sheena Omana Narayanan6 months ago

interesting...i must try
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Hema Mallik6 months ago

Such an amazing dish.
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Vins Raj
6 months ago
Thank you dear