Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Yam Masiyal


Yam – one big piece

Tamarind juice/lime juice – 1 tablespoon

Sambar powder – 1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder – a pinch

Coconut gratings – 1 tbsp

Oil – 1 tablespoon

tur dal-1/2 cup

Mustard – ½ teaspoon

Curry leaves – few

Salt – 1 teaspoon

Green chilli-2


Wash the yams well in water so that all the mud is washed away and remove the skin from yam. Cut it into small pieces.

Pressure cook the yams & tur dal for 4 whistles or 10 minutes

When it is cool, open the cooker, drain the excess water and using a thick spoon mash it nicely.

Heat the oil in a tawa(skillet) and add mustard seeds,fennel seeds and curry leaves When they splutter add chillies and saute well.

When they get fried up add the mashed yam To the mashed yam, add tamarind juice, sambhar powder, turmeric powder, salt and little water and cook it on medium flame.

Now pour the tamarind paste or add lime juice and stir well . . Keep on sautéing for 20 minutes in a medium flame until the yam starts getting roasted at the bottom of the tawa.

Grind the coconut gratings coarsely &fry till brown and add to the masiyal.

Season it with mustard, and curry leaves and coconut andTransfer to a serving dish.

Serve with plain rice &curd rice.


ST said...

Yam masiyal sounds yummy and delicious.I only make fry with Yam.....This time I will try this recipe....Thanks for sharing.....

Indian Khana said...

Looks interesting...never tried yam with tuar dal..nice post

Sagari said...

yummy looking curry , nice recipe

Sum Raj said...

sounds interesting. tempting tooo....luved ur all dish asusual...nice to know new recipe too

Jaishree Iyer said...

Thank you sireesha& suma for both of your inspiring comments.

Jaishree Iyer said...

welcome sagari&priti.. Thanks a lot for your comments. do visit often.