Chembu Mulakittathu Recipe / Kerala Chembu Curry / ചേമ്പ് മുളകിട്ടത്

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  • Yield : 1 bowl
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 30m

Chembu Mulakittathu Recipe / Kerala Chembu Curry / ചേമ്പ് മുളകിട്ടത്

Chembu Mulakittathu Recipe

Chembu Mulakittathu Recipe

Chembu Mulakittathu is a tasty traditional curry from Kerala. It is a simple, quick and delicious Kerala style curry that goes well with rice. Learn how to prepare Chembu Curry by following this easy recipe.

Chembu/Taro root contains significant amount of dietary fiber and carbohydrates, as well as high levels of vitamin A, C, E, B6, folate, magnesium, iron, zinc, phosphorous, potassium, manganese and copper. The plant also provides some protein in your diet, but the amount is almost negligible.

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  • Chembu / Taro root - 10 nos
  • Garlic - 1 tbsp ( chopped )
  • Ginger - 1 tbsp ( chopped )
  • Green Chilly - 2 nos ( silted )
  • Shallot - 5 nos
  • Kudampuli / Gambooge – 3 small pieces
  • Red chilli powder - 1/4 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Water - 2 cup ( 200 ml )
  • Coconut oil - 4 tbsp
  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Clean and cut the chembu into small cubes. Soak kudampuli in water.

Step 2

Heat oil in a manchatti / non stick pan. Splutter mustard seeds and add the fenugreek seeds.

Step 3

Add chopped ginger, garlic, green chillies and shallots into it and saute well for 4 minutes on a low flame.

Step 4

Add the turmeric powder, salt, red chilly powder into it and saute for 3 minutes on a low flame.

Step 5

Add the water and soaked kudampuli into that and let it boil for few minutes. Now add the chembu, salt, curry leaves into it and cook for 5 minutes on low flame.

Step 6

Switch off the flame when the chembu is cooked well and the gravy thicken.

Step 7

Tasty Chembu Mulakittathu is ready.

Step 8

Serve hot with rice.

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