Yam Masala Curry


Yam Masala Curry

Spicy yam curry
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Cook yam in water along with turmeric powder, a little bit of salt and green chilly. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Fry the onions, till they turn golden brown.
  • Add tomatoes and a small pinch of salt.
  • In the mean time, grind the cloves and cinnamon bark to a fine powder and keep it aside.
  • Heat up another pan.
  • Stir continuously, till the smell of masala comes.
  • Allow it to cool.
  • Grind the same into a paste with some water taken from the vessel in which yam was cooked.
  • Take a larger vessel and add the cooked yam(with water), coconut mixture, onion-tomato mixture and the clove-cinnamon powder.
  • Add coriander leaves and salt and mix well.
  • Allow it to boil.
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Response (4)
  1. S
    Sunitha July 6, 2005

    This is a very good and easy way of making yam (chena)and all of us loved it.We had to add more spices as it was a little bit bland.

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    harsha March 17, 2006


  3. G
    Geetha March 6, 2007

    I tried it. It`s great!!

  4. T
    T.Ullas December 11, 2005

    The best

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