Yam Fry (Chena Varuthath)

Ingredients for Yam Fry (Chena Varuthath):

1. Yam cut into 2-inch square pieces and steam cooked – ¼ kg

2. Chilli powder – 1 tsp

    Pepper powder – 1 tsp

    Shallots – 6

    Garlic cloves, small type – 8

    Ginger chopped – ½ tsp

    Cumin – ¼ tsp

    Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

    Salt – For taste

How to prepare Yam Fry (Chena Varuthath)?

1. Make a fine paste of ingredients no: 2.

2. Marinate cooked yam pieces with this paste, and allow it to rest for a while.

3. Heat oil and fry the marinated yam pieces. Don’t over fry them.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine August 15-31, 2006

Also read a few more yam recipes. Click on the images in the gallery to read.


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