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Suran ki Subzi / Yam Curry

Course: Dry curry, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 247kcal

Ingredients

  • 500 gram Yam / Suran
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya chopped
  • 2 tbsp Yogurt / Dahi
  • 3/4 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder / Dhaniya Powder
  • 1 tsp Mango Powder / Amchoor Powder
  • 1/3 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt / Namak

Tempering / Tadka

  • 4 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1/4 tsp Carom Seeds / Ajwain
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • a pinch Cloves / Lavang powder

Instructions

  • To clean and chop yam - Before you start working - apply oil on your hands and then scrub the yam under running water and then make big slices or strips. Then peel the yam skin carefully with a strong and sharp knife. Don't forget to grease your hands otherwise they may get itchy due to the yam's skin.
  • Cut into big pieces, and wash them thoroughly. Boil till done, or pressure cook with 2 glasses of water for 2 whistles on medium heat.
  • Drain and keep aside, when cooled completely chop and make medium size pieces.
  • Heat oil or ghee in a pan and add cumin and carom seeds. When the seeds turn golden in color then add asafoetida and clove powder.
  • Add turmeric and add the boiled yam pieces.
  • Stir and then add all the dry spices, mix and then add whipped yogurt. Mix gently.
  • Let it cook on slow heat for about 5 minutes - stir 2,3 times in between.
  • Add chopped fresh coriander and serve .

Notes

Serving suggestions-serve with any Indian bread or as a side dish.

Nutrition

Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 0.3mg | Sodium: 415mg | Potassium: 949mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 15% | Vitamin C: 31% | Calcium: 5% | Iron: 11%