Chena Asthram(Elephant Yam in coconut gravy)

Chena Asthram(Elephant Yam in coconut gravy)

1.Chena/Yum -400gms(cut into 1inch cubes)

  Turmeric powder-1/4tsp

  Salt

2.Black eyed beans(vanpayar)-1/4cup

   Black chickpeas-1/4cup

(Soak chickpeas and beans overnight)

3. Shredded coconut-1cup

    Cumin seeds-1tsp

    Garlic cloves/Pearl onion-2

    Chilly powder-1tsp

    Turmeric powder-1/4tsp

4.Coconut oil-1tbsp

   Mustard seeds-1tsp

   Chopped pearl onion-2

   Dry red chilly-2

   Curry leaves

Pressure cook chickpeas and beans with enough water and salt.(2-3 whistle)

Add cubed yum and turmeric powder to the beans-chickpeas mixture. Add water if needed.Cook it again in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles.

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