Spicy Yam Curry !!!

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Onion (large) – 1

Tomato (large) – 1

Yam – 2 cups

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Red chili powder – 2 tsp (optional, add to your taste)

Coriander powder – 2 tsp

Salt to taste


Oil – 2 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

Cumin seeds / jeera – 1 tsp

Pepper corns – ½ tsp

Fennel seeds – ½ tsp

Ginger – Garlic paste – 1 tsp

curry leaves – 1 strand


  • Heat oil on low flame add yam & fry until brown. After frying remove it.

  • In the same pan, add mustard seeds after it gets spluttering, add cumin, fennel seeds, pepper corns and curry leaves sauté it for a minute.

  • Now add finely chopped onion, ginger garlic paste and sauté until the raw flavour goes off.

  • After that add red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder, sauté it for 2 minutes till the raw flavor goes off.

  • Now add finely chopped tomatoes and cook until woes out its moisture (looks like mushy).

  • Now add the fried yam and cook it for 10 minutes on medium flame.

  • Garnish it with cilantro.

  • Serve it hot and enjoy it with steamed rice, dosa, idly, chappathi, variety rice etc.


I served with Lemon rice ( http://wp.me/p42nDE-5B)

2 Comments Add yours

  1. nandoo says:

    I love yam in any form n this one looks delicious. Thanks for sharing.

    On-going event: Healthy vegetarian side dishes

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