Indian Curry Recipes

Kuttu Curry

Kuttu curry is a Kerala traditional curry which is one among sadhya & usually made during Onam & Vishu festival. Kadala/ Brown chickpeas along with Yam cooked in thick coconut gravy & mixed with roasted  grated coconut enrich the taste of this nadan dish.

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  • Kadala/ Brown Chickpeas – 1cup
  • Yam/ Chena – 1cup (chopped in small squares)
  • Grated coconut – 2cups
  • Cumin seeds/ Jeerakam – 1tbsp
  • Chili powder – 1tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Black pepper powder – 1tsp
  • Coconut oil – 1tbsp
  • Salt as per taste



  • Soak kadala in water for 9 to 10hours. Cook the soaked kadala in pressure cooker for 8 to 10whistles. Keep it aside.
  • In a deep bottom vessel, add the chopped chena & pour 1 ½ cup water. Add Chili powder, turmeric powder & black pepper powder. Cook chena in low flame it turns soft.
  • Combine 1cup grated coconut & cumin seeds & nicely grind to a fine paste.
  • Now mix together cooked kadala, chena & coconut paste. Add salt & nicely sauté in low flame. The curry should be in thick foam.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add the balance 1cup grated coconut & sauté till coconut turns golden brown in color.
  • Now pour the thick curry into the roasted coconut & combine it nicely. Cook for 5mins in low flame.

Kerala style Kuttu curry is ready to serve for sadhya. Goes well with hot rice.

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