Chembu Stem Chutney

The Chembu stem are most popular ingrdient used in Traditional Kerala cuisine. They are aslo used in South Indian cooking as form of chutney. It's good for digestive system and contains iron and vitamins for the body..

Chembu Stem Chutney

Serving Size:4


1 cup chopped chembu stems
1 small onion
2 crusged garlic
1 small piece ginger
2 curry leaves
2tbsp of tarmaind paste
6 dried chillies
Salt to taste
a pinch hing powder
1/2tsp turmeric powder

Preparation Methods:
Peel the skin of the stem and chopped into cubes. In bowl add the cubes with 1/2tsp of salt and turmeric powder.Boil stem for 10 minutes. Once it's cool squeeze out all the water and keep aside.Coat a fry pan with 2tbsp of oil and saute all the other ingredient for 5 minutes and then add the boiled chembu stem and fry well. Let the mixture to cool. Once cooled,grind to a fine mixture. The chutney could be eaten with steaming rice.