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Seppankizhangu Fry / Colocasia Fry (Version2)

seppankizhangu fry

After a long break posting this delicious Seppankizhangu roast..It is very simple to make with very less ingredients. I got this recipe from one of my friends Pari..Recently had it at her home and I wanted to make this fry. It goes very well with any rice dishes.

Time of Preparation : 30 to 40 minutes
Spice level : 3 out of 5
No of servings : 2 to 3


  • Colocasia – 4
  • Sambar Powder – 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 2 tbsp (for mixing) and 2 tbsp (for frying)
  • Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Curry leaves – a few
  • Tamarind water – 1 tbsp (optional)

Method of Preparation:

  1. Boil the colocasia in pressure cooker for just 1 whistle and remove it from the heat.
  2. It wont be too soft but it will be boiled.
  3. Cut them to round shapes.
  4. In a bowl add sambar powder, turmeric powder, salt, 2 tbsp oil and 1 tbsp of tamarind water and mix well with the colocasia.
  5. Keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  6. In a wide frying pan add 2tbsp of oil.
  7. When the oil is heated add mustard seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves.
  8. Add the colocasia one by one (spread them in the pan separately that they wont stick to each other) and fry them in medium heat.
  9. after 10 to 15 minutes turn them to the other side.
  10. when they turn goden brown remove them from heat.
  11. Serve hot with sambar / rasam or any variety rice.

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