Fried Yam

21 Aug

Kanda Vepudu


Yam (fresh or frozen) 1
Tamarind 1 inch sized ball
Red Chile Powder 2 tsps
Salt to taste


Urad Dal 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken Red Chiles 2
Curry Leaves 3
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

If using fresh yam, peel and dice it.
Boil few cups of water, add tamarind and yam.
Cook until the yam turns soft.
Strain the yam and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add diced yam and salt.
Saute till the yam turns golden brown.
Remove from heat and sprinkle red chile powder.
Toss well and serve hot with steamed rice and ghee.

Notes: Make sure yam is thoroughly cooked before frying.

4 Responses to “Fried Yam”

  1. Caramel August 21, 2008 at 10:04 am #


    Fried yam looks great!
    Do you soak the tamarind in water first before adding to the boiling water?

    Keep the good dishes coming ! 🙂

  2. Anu August 21, 2008 at 7:34 pm #

    Hmm .. looks tasty ,, Can we try Colacasia (chama dumpa )
    also in the same way ?

    hey last time I posted one comment in ur site and it got removed. Dunno y ..Is it because I wrote Telugu ? It might have looked like spam ?

  3. anusharaji August 21, 2008 at 8:29 pm #

    @caramel you dont have to soak tamarind. adding to boiling water vl do the trick.

    @anu sure you can do the same with chama dumpalu
    but make sure they dont get mushy
    n the comment might have gone to spam
    vl take care from now on

  4. anjn August 23, 2008 at 2:45 am #

    coment no 1- If pepole not like brinjel? what thay use?

    coment no 2- I also want some more vegetarin recips

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