Kerala Style Chena Mezhukkupuratty Recipe - Yam Stir Fry

Kerala Style Chena Mezhukkupuratty Recipe is a rich and healthy stir fry made for yam that you can serve as a side dish with your meals. You can also pack it for Lunch Box.

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Kerala Style Chena Mezhukkupuratty Recipe - Yam Stir Fry
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Kerala Style Chena Mezhukkupuratty Recipe is a rich and healthy stir fry made for yam. The masalas added into this makes it a lovely dish to be had anytime of the day. Then onions and garlic is ground and mixed with simple Indian spices to bring in the rich texture flavor to the whole dish. Yam is a type of root vegetable which is rich in potassium and vitamins.

Serve the Kerala Style Chena Mezhukkupuratty Recipe along with Thandu Keerai Sambar, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for your everyday meals.

If you are looking for more Yam Recipes, here are some that you can try for your Everyday meals: 

  1. Chena Vazhakkai Erissery Recipe ( Yam Stir fry with Coconut & Spices)
  2. Suran Fodi Recipe (Goan Semolina Crusted Yam)
  3. Jimikand Ke Kebab Recipe (Yam Kebabs)

Cuisine: Kerala Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

35 M

Total in

45 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Elephant yam (Suran/Senai/Ratalu) , chopped into small cubes
  • 1 tablespoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 tablespoon Fennel seeds (Saunf) , pound
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • To Grind
  • 1 cup Pearl onions (Sambar Onions)
  • 6 cloves Garlic

How to make Kerala Style Chena Mezhukkupuratty Recipe - Yam Stir Fry

  1. To begin making the Kerala Style Chena Mezhukkupuratty Recipe, firstly boil the yam in a pressure cooker with water, salt and turmeric for about 3 whistle. Do not boil it till it becomes mushy. Strain the water and keep it aside.

  2. In a mixer, add in the onions and garlic and grind it into a coarse paste.

  3. Heat a kadai with oil, splutter the mustard seeds, curry leaves and then add in the ground onions and garlic. Add in the spice powders including red chilli powder, turmeric powder, fennel seeds, black pepper powder and fry till the raw smell goes away.

  4. Once done add in the boiled yam and coat the mixture well into the yam. Stir fry till it crisps up and check for seasoning by adding salt. 

  5. Serve the Kerala Style Chena Mezhukkupuratty Recipe along with Thandu Keerai SambarSteamed Rice and Elai Vadam for your everyday meals.

Last Modified On Tuesday, 22 January 2019 13:30
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