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Thursday, March 20, 2014

SWEET POTATO CURRY

sweet potato curry. sakkaraivalli kizhangu karamudhu

These type of curries are called samaan podi karamudhu in iyengar cuisine. This is a tasty curry which and goes well with jeera rasam (Type 1 and Type 2) when mixed with hot rice and a little ghee. This is also done with brinjals and raw bananas. 

INGREDIENTS:

Sweet potato - 1/2 kg.
Grated coconut - 2 tsp. 
Oil - 2 tablespoons
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp.
Salt - as per taste
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Urad dhal - 1/2 tsp.
Red chillies - 2
Hing - a pinch
Curry leaves - few
Karamudhu podi - 2 tablespoons

METHOD:

Cook sweet potato (sakkaravalli kizhangu) alongwith salt and turmeric powder. Peel and cut into cubes.

Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add mustard seeds, urad dhal and red chillies . When golden brown add hing, curry leaves and cubed sweet potatoes. Saute well by flipping it gently . Now, add the karamudhu podi and grated coconut.  Mix well. Saute for 2 more minutes. Sakkaraivalli saamaan podi karamudhu is ready.

9 comments :

  1. love sweet potato in any form,super click!

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  2. We too make similarly .looks so nice!

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  3. Looks awesome Shanthi ji. I usually add grated coconut and seasoning. this sound yumm and never heard about karamudhu podi until now.

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  4. wow thats an very interesting and yummy curry with sweet potatoes :)

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  5. I usually make a simple sweet potato fry for my kids with rasam rice. This fry sounds very flavorful and interesting, does it work well with regular potatoes too? looks too good!

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