Kalan 
Kalan

Kalan is a kerala side dish. It is prepared with sour curd. Kalan take part in the kerala lunch menu. I love this dish very much. It is go well with chapatti too. It is also known as kurukku kalan.

Kalan

Now let us see the recipe.
Kalan Ingredients:
Raw Plantain (Vazhakkai) - 1 cup
Elephant        - 1 cup
Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Pepper powder - ½ tsp
Salt         - to taste
Sour curd         - 1 cup
Fenugreek powder - ¼ tsp
Grind
Coconut         - 1/3 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Green chilli - 3
To temper:
Coconut oil - 3 tsp
Curry leaves - 10
Mustard         - ½ tsp
Fenugreek - ½ tsp
Red chilli         - 2
Kalan Method:
Peel plantain and elephant yam and cut into cubes. Cook with turmeric powder, chilli powder, pepper powder, salt and little water.
Kalan

 Grind coconut, greenchilli and jeera in a mixie. Add ground mixture to the cooked veggies.
Kalan

Whisk the curd and add. Add fenugreek powder and boil for few minutes.
Kalan

Heat coconut oil in a frying pan and add all tempering items.
Kalan

When they crackle add to the kalan.

Kalan

Note:
Sour curd enhances the taste of kalan.
You can use either plantain or yam or both.
Don't add more water or else kalan willbe watery.

Kalan

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