Saturday, October 11, 2008

Colacasia smash - Sepankizhangu masiyal


Colacasia - Sepankizhangu - 1/4 kg
Ginger - Inji - small quantity
Green chillies - Pachai milagai - 2 nos.
Mustard seeds - Kadugu - 1 tea spoon
Black gram dal - Ulutham paruppu - 1 table spoon
Bengal gram dal - Kadalai paruppu - 1 table spoon
Asafoetida - Perungayam - a pinch
Oil for frying
Salt to taste


Wash and boil colacasia in pressure cooker, remove the skin and smash it. Heat oil in a pan/kadai, add asafoetida, splutter mustard seeds, add black gram dal, bengal gram dal, add ginger-green chilly paste, then vegetable and little salt. Mix well. Cook for some 5 minutes.

Colacasia smash is delicious and ready to be served. It can be served for 3 persons. It requires hardly 15 minutes to prepare.

Note: Always use fresh vegetables. If it has some green colour or if it is too hard don't buy.

Optional: Ingredients can be added/removed.

Hunger is the best sauce in the world

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Vegetarian Zest said...

Hi,i happened to see your blog by chance.I must say that you have some interesting tamil recipes here. I'm learning tamil recipes as my husband(tamilian) loves south Indian food. Will let you know when i try your's.

Preiyha Rajesh said...


Thanks a lot for seeing my blog and I hope all recipes will be of great help to you.

Preiyha Rajesh

Anonymous said...

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Kamala R said...

i am trying this dish today. I am excited and will let me tell once it is done!


Pavithra Elangovan said...

thats looking good and delish .. First time here u have good recipes

Sridhar said...

Good Tamil recipes. All the best. Keep it up. Expect new varieties & traditional village dishes too.

Anonymous said...


Delicious recipes - Would try to see how they come out once I figure out the name of the ingredients. Sprouted Moong Dal - does it require to sprout moong as I am little confused since I found little contradiction - soak dal - is it whole moong or split moong? soak dal or soak sprouted moong?

Ms.Chitchat said...

Just stumbled upon your site. Good new recipes to try out. Will try them soon and let you know :)


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