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Yam pickle Recipe

Yam pickle is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
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On :
Friday, 15 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
One Dish Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 10
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 250g - red Yam
  • 200g - fresh Tamarind
  • 50g - salt
  • 10g - Methi powder (dry fry and powder)
  • 1/8 tsp - Asafoetida
  • 15 Garlic pods (husk removed)
  • 1 tsp - cumin
  • 50g - chilli powder
  • 8 to 10 Red Chilli
  • 200g - gingili oil
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • How to Make Yam pickle:

    1. Peel, wash and wipe yam with a dry, clean cloth.
    2. Cut it into 1-inch pieces, keep them under fan to dry (for an hour).
    3. Add salt, turmeric and tamarind, mix well with a clean spoon.
    4. Keep it covered for 48 hours.
    5. Grind the above into a fine paste along with chilli powder and methi powder.
    6. Heat oil to smoking point, reduce to medium heat, add asafoetida, crushed garlic, mustard seeds, cumin and red chillies.
    7. Fry for 2 mins, remove from fire.
    8. Add the kanda paste to tempering, mix well and let it cool.
    9. Preserve it in a clean bottle.
    10. Serve the pickle with hot rice and a spoonful of desi ghee; can also be served with dosa/idli.


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