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Yam Fry


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Yam Fry Recipe, Zamikand, How To Make Yam Fry Recipe

Elephant Yam (Chena or Senai Kizhangu) is firstly cut into pieces, boiled and fried with spices until crisp. Elephant Yam slices cooked with Indian Spices.

About Recipe

Kanda dumpa, Senai kizhangu, Ol

How to make Yam Fry

(29 ratings)
28 reviews so far
Prep time
20 mins
Cook time
25 mins
Total time
45 mins
Yam Fry
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Yam
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : January 30, 2019

Ingredients used in Yam Fry
• Coriander leaves - half bunch.
• Water - as required.
• Red chilli powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Coriander powder - 1 tablespoon.
• Coconut powder - 1 ½ tablespoons.
• Ginger garic paste - 1 tea spoon.
• Poppy seeds - 1 tablespoon.
• Onion - 1 cup.
• Turmeric - 1 tea spoon.
• Curry leaves - 3 springs.
• Chillies green - 3 number.
• Cumic seeds - half tea spoon.
• Mustard seed - half tea spoon.
• Oil - as required.
• Yam - 500 grams.
• Lemon - 1 small.
  • Peel the yam and cut into thin long slices.
  • Wash them and boil for 5 minutes till they are half cooked.
  • Take a pan add oil,mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chillies, curry leaves saute them then add onion cut into thin or you can blend the onions mix it then add salt to it mix well.
  • Once onion slightly changes it colour add turmeric , ginger garlic paste, poppy seeds powder ( dry roast poppy seeds in a pan and blend it into a fine powder) then add coconut powder, red chilli powder and mix well add little bit of water to it and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Once masalas are cooked, if the masala is dry add some more water to it and cook for a minute then spread the masala all over the pan and add the boiled yam into it.
  • Let it cook for 5 minutes and rotate the yam evenly till it changes its colour to golden brown or till the masala sticks to yam.
  • Finely switch off the flame and add chopped coriander leaves if required lemon juice.

Cooking with images Suran, Suvarnagadde


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cutemannadi Posted on Tue Apr 28 2009

am the first to post woooo......

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shawnkilledyou Posted on Tue Apr 28 2009


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guitarz86 Posted on Tue Apr 28 2009

thank you very much vah chef, your recipes are amazing. I cant get enough of Indian food

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metoowahchef Posted on Wed Apr 29 2009

31071987: According to another recipe for yam fry on youtube, rinsing the slices of yam in buttermilk would reduce its tendency to cause itches. HOWEVER, i DO NOT know the validity of that advice.

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Shelly Scott Posted on Wed Apr 29 2009

His dishes always look good. I live in a part of the world where some ingredients are hard to find. I am hungry again.

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Sriram Murali Posted on Wed Apr 29 2009

the best ever !! cheers chef

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bluvslou Posted on Wed Apr 29 2009

what is elephant yam ?

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sara46762 Posted on Thu Apr 30 2009

looks something like potato or jicama, ...

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Krithika Manikavasagam Posted on Tue May 12 2009

What is poppy seeds....can you please tell

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mccainfullofbs Posted on Thu May 14 2009

they are known as kas kas in hindi

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mccainfullofbs Posted on Thu May 14 2009

this goes well with roti

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Vijay Kukkala Posted on Thu Oct 29 2009

as usual your videos are great and laced with humor...garam masala podder

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