Soorana Chi Koshimbir (Spiced Yam)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

320 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 kg - yam
  • 1/2 cup - fresh scraped coconut
  • 2 - onions, chopped fine
  • 2 tbsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 - green chillies, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1 - big lime
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 pinch - asafoetida
  • salt
  • 1 pinch - sugar
  • 1/2 litre - oil for frying

How to Make Soorana Chi Koshimbir (Spiced Yam)

  • Peel the skin off the yam and dice it into 1/2 inch cubes.
  • Heat oil in a wok and deep-fry the cubes till they are golden brown. Drain the excess oil and keep the pieces aside.
  • Combine grated coconut, coriander, lime juice, onions, chillies, salt and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  • In a seasoning wok, heat 2 tsp of oil and pop mustard seeds and a pinch of asafoetida in it.
  • Pour the seasoning over the coconut mixture. Set aside.
  • Just before serving, mix the yam into the coconut and garnish it with more coriander leaves and coconut.