Coastal Yam Curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Yam - 750 gm
  • oil - 3 tbsp
  • dried red chilies - 5 to 6
  • Coriander seeds - 2 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • black gram (urad) dal - 2 tsp
  • grated Coconut - 1 cup, firmly packed
  • Tamarind - 2 cm round ball
  • Onion - 1/2 cup, finely chopped
  • salt to taste

How to Make Coastal Yam Curry

  • Wash and peel the yam and cut into 2 cm cubes.
  • Boil in water till soft.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil and roast chilies, coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds and black gram dal.
  • Grind the roasted ingredients with grated coconut and tamarind to a smooth paste, adding some water.
  • Add the ground paste to cook yam.
  • Add enough water to form creamy gravy.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Heat the curry till boiling.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes and remove from fire.
  • Heat remaining oil in a small fry pan and fry onion till golden brown.
  • Add it to the curry.
  • Mix well and serve with steamed rice.