Monday, May 5, 2014

YAM FRY


A perfect accompaniment with dal chawal ..
Ingredients:
Yam ....... 200 gms.
Garlic ..... 1 small pod
Ginger .... 1 small piece
Curry leaves .. 2-3 sprigs
Coriander leaves .. handful
Green chillies ..... 2
Salt ..... to taste
Turmeric powder... 1/4 tsp.
Coriander powder ... 1 tsp.
Cumin powder ......... 1 tsp.
Tamarind juice ......... 4-5 tbsps.
Oil

Method:

1. Peel and cut the yam into thin slices. Boil it in a pan adding water.

Drain and let it cool
2. Coarsely grind the curry leaves, coriander leaves, ginger , garlic and the green chillies.
3. Add the tamarind juice and the dry masalas and salt to taste.

4. Coat the yam with the prepared masala and marinate for 2-3 hours.


5. Shallow fry the slices using very little oil.
This goes well as a side dish with dal chawal.



9 comments:

  1. Dear Shobha,
    Yum never looked tastier :)

    Hugs

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  2. Nice recipe shoba. Looks like it goes very well with rasam rice.

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  3. Though I don't eat yam, your masala sounds very good to try..guess the masala will be good on aloo as well..should try it sometime..

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    1. Yes Srivalli.. you can make aloo this way also..

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  4. This is a lovely recipe never tried fried yam before but will book mark and try.

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    1. Must try it Nayna.. it's yummy :)

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  5. This is an interesting way of serving yams. The spices and the tamarind juice must make the yams taste like sweet and sour curry.

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    1. Yes Mina.. it is a perfect side dish with dal chawal..

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  6. I love yams! We ate so many of them when we were in the Caribbean.

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