chena mezhukkupuratti recipe with step by step pics and video recipe. learn to make the traditional method of making mezhukkupuratti also known as mezhukku.
What is mezhukkupuratti? ‘mezhukku’ means a glossy look or finish. ‘puratti’ means applying. that is applying a glossy finish to the vegetable is mezhukkupuratti. in some parts this is called as “upperi”
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clean, wash and finely chop the yam and soak in water for atleast 10 minutes before you cook. discard the water. this reduces the itchiness caused by yam. cook the yam pieces along with salt, turmeric powder, curry leaves, small onions and coconut pieces.
add water enough for the yam to get cooked. close and cook until soft and mashable.
open and check if it is easily mashable.
heat coconut oil in another pan and crackle mustard seeds. coarsely crush garlic and red chilli in mortar pestle. add the crushed garlic red chilli paste to the oil. fry for few seconds.
add the cooked vegetable to it and mix well. serve hot with rice and moru curry.
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chena mezhukkupuratti recipe
- 2 cups yam – chopped
- 6 nos small onions
- 2 tbsp coconut pieces
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
- salt to taste
- 1 sprig curry leaves
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 3 nos garlic
- 2 nos red chilli
- cook chopped yam, small onions, coconut pieces along with salt, turmeric powder and water. close and cook until soft.
- heat coconut oil in a pan and crackle mustard seeds and add crushed garlic and red chilli paste. mix well and fry for few seconds.
- finally add the cooked vegetable and fry until all the water is dry and the flavour gets in pieces.
- serve hot with rice and curry.