Colocasia in coconut milk

Colocasia in coconut milk

Rich source of carbohydrates and starch, locally grown colocasia is delicious and healthy as well. Here is a simple recipe of colocasia curry aka chembu paal curry that is cooked in thick coconut milk. This curry tastes great with rice or chapathi.


1 cup colocasia

2 cups coconut milk

1 tbsp ginger

4 green chillies

2 onions

1 carrot

½ tsp garam masala

Coconut oil as required

Some curry leaves

Salt as required


Peel and wash the colocasia throughly

Cook the colocasia pieces

Heat oil in a pan and sauté ginger, green chillies, onions, carrot and garam masala

Pour in the coconut milk

Add salt as required

Now, add the cooked colocasia pieces

Take it off the flame when the gravy thickens up

Sprinkle a spoon of coconut oil on top

Garnish with fresh curry leaves.

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