YAM FRY
This recipe of yam fry i learnt from my friend . It is surely a treat for yam lovers,like me. Yes me and my Varsha are a big fan of yam .And this method consumes less oil and even my hubby who is not a big fan of yam also liked this. Check out my sennai kizhangu curry and yam kola urundai too.

Yam fry (tawa method)

  Preparation Time : 15 mins + standing time 1 hour| Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Serves: 2-3

     Yam  250 gms
     Sambar powder  1 tblsp
     Thick tamarind extract   2 tblsp
     Salt  as needed
     Asafoetida  2 pinches
     Oil    2 tblsp
     Curry leaves  few
     Turmeric powder  1/4 tsp
     
     

Method

yam fry

  • Cut the yam into thin slices,by removing the thick skin and put this in water. You can use the potato slicer too.
  • Add salt,turmeric powder and asfoedita(hing) to it and boil for 5 mins. Check to it ,it should not be overcooked. the pieces should be firm after boiling it.
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  • Once it is done,drain the excess water and allow the yam slices to dry completely.
  • Ensure that it should not contain any water.You can even pat the slices with kitchen towels.
  • Add sambhar powder to it. Take a thick extract from presoaked tamarind.Add to the yam slices and mix well to get a nice coating of the mixture with the yam.
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  • Keep it in the fridge for 1 –2 hours. Normally i make this for a weekday lunch,so i do it the previous night and keep in the fridge.
  • Heat a tawa and add a tblsp of oil and spread the yam slices in that. When it is done on oneside flip over on the otherside. Repeat this for the rest of the slices.
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  • Transfer to serving bowl and add curry leaves to it. Serve as an accompaniment for simple Tomato Rasam.

yam fry

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