I love yams, for me they taste something like a meat. Have you tried my yam chops, they are addictive. I recently discovered that i have not posted as many yam recipes in this blog. Because we usually have it atleast once a week. There are so many yam lovers out in our house.
This recipe is so easy to make, but it taste so yummy. This is a simple way of frying yam, i have few variations of it, which i will post very soon.
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves - 4 to 5
Elephant Yam / Senaikizhangu - 1/4 kg peeled and sliced
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind Pulp - 1 tblspn ( Click here for recipe )
Salt to taste
Oil - 3 tblspn for pan frying
Curry leaves - few springs
Chilli powder - 2 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder / Manjal podi - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder / Malli podi - 1 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Gram Flour / Kadalai Mavu / Besan - 2 tblspn
Rice Flour / Arisi Mavu - 1 tblspn
Water as needed
Salt to taste
Take a sauce pan and add in the yam pieces. Cover with water. Add in salt, turmeric powder and tamarind pulp. Bring this to a boil and cook for 15 mins till the yam is cooked. Drain it and set aside.
Take all the ingredients for the masala in a bowl. Add water and make into a thickish paste.
Take the yam pieces and coat in the masala on both sides.
Heat oil in a frying pan, drop the yam pieces in oil and fry till golden on both sides.
Drain them in a plate.
Now in the remaining oil, throw the curry leaves and fry till crispy. Remove them and toss with the yam.
Serve with any curry and rice.
|Take your yam|
|Peel them and slice it like this|
|Add to a sauce pan and cover with water|
|Add a dash of turmeric|
|Add some salt|
|Pour in some tamarind juice|
|Bring this to a boil|
|Take all the other stuff|
|Mix them well|
|Add some water|
|Make it into a paste|
|Now take your yam and apply the masala|
|Coat on both sides|
|Heat few tblspn of oil|
|Drop the yam pieces|
|Fry till golden|
|Remove to a plate|
|Throw curry leaves in the oil|
|Sprinkle on top|