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Showing posts with label chembu upperi. Show all posts
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Friday, July 13, 2012

Chembu Upperi / Taro Root Chips

Fried Taro Root - a teatime snack


  • Taro Root / Chembu - 6 nos
  • Turmeric Powder -¼ tsp
  • Salt water- to taste
  • Oil for frying 


  • Remove the Taro root skin.
  • Wash and drain it.
  • Slice the root in thin round shape.
  • Add turmeric powder into it and mix well.
  • Heat Oil in a pan.
  • When it boils, Put the slices slowly into the oil.
  • Stir until fully cooked and crisp.
  • Remove the chips from the oil and sprinkle salt water on it.
  • Cool and store them in an airtight container.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Chembu Mezhukkupuratti / Taro Root Stir Fry

Chembu(diced) is Cooked in little water and fried in Oil till it turns crisp and golden colour.

  • Diced Taro root/Chembu -1 cup
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp.
  • Red chili powder - ½ tsp.
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil -2 tbsp

  • Cook Chembu in little water along with turmeric powder,chilli powder and salt.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Put the Cooked Chembu into it and fry utill it turns to golden colour.
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Rice.