Spicy yam curry

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 400 gms - purple yam (kanda in telugu), peel and rub with some salt, cut into 1 to 1.5-inch pieces
  • 2 medium-size onions, cut into small pieces
  • 2 green chillies, cut into pieces
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder (dry fried and powdered)
  • 6-8 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - chopped, coriander
  • 1/2 tbsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/8 tsp - turmeric powder

How to Make Spicy yam curry

  • Heat oil in a cooker. Add onion, green chillies, turmeric powder and curry leaves.
  • Fry till onion becomes soft and pink.
  • Add yam and fry for 2 mins. Then add red chilli powder, salt and fry for a minute.
  • Add 300 ml water, stir well and pressure cook up to 3 whistles.
  • Let cooker cool, remove lid and return to the fire. Add coriander powder, crushed garlic, cover and simmer for 2 mins.
  • Sprinkle chopped coriander, mix once and serve.