6 July 2017

Yam Curry

Yam is a coolant. It will cool the body during this hot summer season so it's an apt veggie for this summer. It has many nutrients too. It's a good source of Vitamin C , potassium , manganese , fibre and metabolic B vitamins. It's good for fighting flu and cold and also heals wounds and provides a healthy immune system.

Yam Curry

No. of Serving : 5


Yam - 250 gms

Onion - 1 medium

Tomato - 2 medium

Garlic - 10 cloves

Vadavam - 1 tsp

Mustard - 1 tsp

Fenugreek - 1/4 tsp

Curry leaves - few

Tamarind paste - 2 tbsp

Red chilli powder - 1 tsp

Coriander powder - 2 tsp

Curry powder / kozhambu powder / sambar powder - 2 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil - 2 tbsp

Preparation Method

1. Clean the yam , chop into big chunks and pressure cook it for 3 whistle, keep aside.

2. In a kadai , heat oil add mustard, vadavam and fenugreek seeds.

3. When the mustard crackles add finely chopped onion and garlic and sauté till the onions turn golden brown.

4. Then add chopped tomatoes, red chilli powder, curry powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt and sauté till the oil separates on the top.

5. Then add tamarind paste and enough water to make the curry.

6. Bring it to a boil and boil for 5 minutes.

7. Add chopped yam and let the curry boil for another 5 minutes.

8. Add curry leaves.

9. Serve hot with steamed rice or chapati. It goes well with idli and dosai also.