Moms Special Chama Koora

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May. 29, 2013

Not many would be familiar with dishes made of taro leaves. It's an extremely tasty dish. Easy to make and healthy to eat, what more can one ask for! Try this yummy and unique dish!!


Taro leaves 5 Large (Palm sized leaves)
Oil 4 Tablespoon
Green gram 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Green chiles 2 Medium
Garlic flakes 5
Mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Split black gram 1/2 Teaspoon
Chickpeas 1/2 Teaspoon
Red chili 5 Medium
Curry leaves 1 Teaspoon
Tamarind 10 Gram (Soaked in 1/2 cup water)
Chickpea flour 2 Teaspoon
Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Tumeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Onion 1 Medium , dice
Salt To Taste



1.Wash the taro root leaves properly and chop it finely


2.In a pan, add water, green gram (moong dal),turmeric powder and salt and boil it.

3.After the dal is boiled add green chilies, taro root leaves, tamarind and cook it further for 3 mins and keep it aside.

4.Take a pan and heat the oil

5.Once the oil is hot enough, add chick peas, black gram, curry leaves, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and sauté on a low flame until golden brown

6.Add chickpea flour and stir until the aroma arises

7.Add garlic flakes and the boiled dal mixture and stir fry


8.Serve it with ghee and hot rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 2