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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Elephant yam with Tamarind juice

Ingredients :

Elephant yam - 500 gm
onions - 4 no
cuscus paste - 1/2 cup(coconut and poppy seeds)
coriander powder - 1/2 cup
garam masala powder - 1 tb spoon
oil - 4 tb spoon
tomatoes - 2 no
ginger garlic paste - 1 tb spoon
green chili - 4 no
cloves - 4 no
cardomom - 4 no
cinnamon sticks - 4 small pieces
biryani leaves - 2
curry leaves - 1 bunch
coriander leaves - 1 bunch
lemon - 2 no(optional)
tamarind juice - 2 cups
turmeric - pinch
salt - as required
red chili powder - as required

Initial Preparations :

1) Clean yam with fresh water and take it in a dish,  cover up it with water and add Guava leaves or Tamarind leaves boil them for 10 min . Peal out the skin and cut them into small pieces

2) Wash and cut green chili along the mid way , cut 2 onions into small pieces and wash them with fresh water . Wash and cut tomatoes into small pieces.

3) Make a paste of remaining 2 onions and prepare cuscus paste(coconut + poppy seeds)

Cooking Method :

1) Heat oil in a pan,add cloves ,cinnamon,cardomom,biryani leaves.Next to them green chili,chopped onion,add little salt and fry them for 2 min,add ginger garlic and curry leaves

2)  Now add yam pieces and tomatoes and fry for 2min,then add coriander powder,chili powder ,salt,turmeric,cuscus paste,onion paste and mix them well and cook it well

3) Add tamarind juice and bring it to boil,now add garam masala and coriander leaves

4) Sprinkle little lemon juice

Enjoy this recipe with rice,roti,naans,chapati,bread

1 comment:

  1. this recipe with yam is new to me. looks delicious.