Chembu Kuzhambu

Preparation Time: 5 – 10 minutes

Cooking Time:  20 – 25 Minutes

Servings:  2  3 persons

Main Ingredients: Colocasia / Arbi /Chembu

Cuisine: South Indian

Course / Category: Vegetarian

Tags: Curry



Colocasia / Arbi (Hindi)/Chembu (Malayalam): 250 gm

Coconut: ½ cup (grated)

Cumin Seeds: ½ teaspoon

Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon

Fish Tamarind/Kudampuli: 2 numbers

Salt: as required

Shallots: 6 – 8 Numbers

Mustard: 1 teaspoon

Coconut Oil: 2 tablespoon

Curry Leaves: 5 – 6 leaves


Cook chembu (arbi) with adequate amount of water and fish tamarind.

Grind coconut, turmeric, shallots, cumin seeds in mixer.

Add this mix to cooked chembu (arbi).

Cook well to get thick gravy. Add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil & keep it closed for 5-10 minutes

Heat oil in pan add mustard, when it splutters add chopped shallots & curry leaves & season above curry.

Serve hot.



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