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Spicy yam curry Recipe

Spicy yam curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 14 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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