how to make delicious narkel diye kochur shak

how to make delicious narkel diye kochur shakhow to make delicious narkel diye kochur saak

It is a very simple recipe, Just boil the taro leaves then cook with oil and coconut paste, this is how to make delicious narkel diye kochur shak/Taro leaves with coconut. It is a   famous, common and popular recipe in many parts of West Bengal.

Taro leaves are also very nutritious as taro leaves are rich in vitamin A, B and C. These leaves also have Thiamin, Riboflavin copper, potassium, Iron and Folate. It is good for eyes, helps to prevent cancer, reduce Cholesterol and blood pressure. It is also good for brain and nervous system, and it also helps to control insulin so control blood sugar.

Author: Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Bengali
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2 Persons

 

Ingredients

  • Taro leaves/kochur saak-500 gm (washed and cut into pieces)
  • Coconut ½ of a medium sized coconut
  • Bengal gram/chola/chana-1/2 cup(soaked overnight)
  • Green chili-2
  • Red chili-02
  • Mustard oil-2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1 tsp
  • panch phoron-1/2 t spoon    (It comprises mouri (fennel seeds), methi (fenugreek seeds), kaalo jeere (black cumin  seeds), zeera(cumin seeds), and a typically Bengali spice, called radhuni)
  • Sugar-1 tsp
  • Salt to taste

 

how to make delicious narkel diye kochur shak

 

  • Wash thoroughly (4-5 times) as it grows in muddy areas.
  • Take a pan or pressure cooker and taro leaves, green chili, turmeric powder and Bengal gram/chana/chola.
  • After given one whistle (if in a pressure cooker) turn off the burner and wait to release the pressure.
  • Take kadai or a pan, heat oil; add panchphoron and red chili for tempering
  • Now we can add the boiled taro leaves and chana, followed by salt and sugar and grated coconut and cook for 5 minutes or till it becomes almost dry.how to make delicious narkel diye kochur saak
  • how to make delicious narkel diye kochur saak
  • how to make delicious narkel diye kochur saak
  • Turn off the flame and serve with hot rice and dal.

 

 

 

 

 

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