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CHENA MEZHUKKUPURATTI / ELEPHANT YAM STIR FRY

Ingredients

  1. Chena/Elephant Yam (peeled and cubed)- 2 cups
  2. Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  3. Chili powder-1/2 tsp+ 1/2 tsp
  4. Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
  5. Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  6. Garlic crushed- 2-3 cloves
  7. Shallots (sliced)-1/2 cup
  8. Pepper powder-1/2 tsp (or to taste)
  9. Fennel Powder-1/4 tsp
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Water

Method

  • Thoroughly rinse the cubed chena/yam.Add turmeric powder,1/2 tsp chili powder,salt and water to it and cook until done.Do not over cook.Drain well and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a non stick pan ,add mustard seeds and let it splutter.Add curry leaves,garlic and shallots and saute until it turns translucent.
  • Now reduce the flame to low and add 1/2 tsp chili powder, pepper powder and fennel powder.Saute for a few seconds.
  • Now add the cooked chena and saute for a few minutes or until it is browned.
  • Serve with rice.

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13 Comments

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    Unknown
    August 11, 2012 at 10:37 am

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    virunthu unna vaanga
    August 11, 2012 at 11:13 am

    yummy fry…
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    What's Baking??
    August 11, 2012 at 1:15 pm

    I love yam and this looks absolutely yummy.

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    great-secret-of-life
    August 11, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    Very nice looking dish.. So tempting & lovely clicks
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    Jayanthy Kumaran
    August 11, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    wow..thanks for sharing this lipsmacking recipe
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    August 11, 2012 at 7:32 pm

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    divyagcp
    August 12, 2012 at 12:53 am

    Simple and delicious.. Very inviting.

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    Irene
    August 12, 2012 at 1:47 pm

    Delicious and awesome presentation

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    Unknown
    August 13, 2012 at 8:02 am

    wow wonderful clicks and delicious recipe…

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    Spice up the Curry
    August 13, 2012 at 2:21 pm

    amazing photos. looks yummy

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    August 13, 2012 at 4:23 pm

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    Reshmi Mahesh
    August 13, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    Yummy stir fry..

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    sudha
    December 2, 2013 at 1:07 pm

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