Monday, April 02, 2012

Saru besara

Colocasia( Taro) is cultivated for its edible corms, edible swollen underground plant stems.  The corms are easy to digest and used as nutritional supplement.
Now for the recepie:

Taro : 8 pieces
Tomato diced :3
Green chillies : chopped :2
Fennel: 1 tsp
Mustard paste 3 tsp
Garlic Paste : 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder 1/4 tsp
Corriander chopped 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Method :  Boil Taro in water till it is cooked and tender; peel it and cut it into pieces.  Heat a frying pan on medium flame; add oil and fry piecws; set them aside.  To make besara, heat a sautee pan and add oil, chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, mustard and garlic paste and sautee.  Add water and cook the mixture.  Add the taro into the mixture and cook.  In another sautee pan, add a pinch of fennel in tot oil and allow it to splutter.  Then add the chopped green chillies.  Pour the tempering on the besara mixture. sprinkle chopped corriander leaves and serve hot.

Courtesy : The hindu, 12/3/12