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March 22, 2010

Elephant Foot Yam Fry / Senai Kizhangu Fry


Ingredients:


1.Senai / Yam - 1/2 kg


2.Chopped Onions - 1/2no(small)


3.Red Chilli Powder - 2 tsp (depends on ur spicy ,add more or less)


4.Garlic -2 to 3 cloves


5.Curry Leaves - 4 to 5 nos


6.Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp


7.Fennel Seeds - 2 pinch


8.Urad Dal - 1/4 tsp

9.Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp


10.Oil


11.Salt To Taste



Method:



First peel the outer rough layer of the yam/senai & cut into small cubes & wash it thoroughly .Now boil the yam /senai pieces in water for 10 to 15 mins until it is cooked & becomes soft & tender(do not over cook & spoil the shape of the pieces) ,then drain the water as soon as its cooked.To this add red chilli powder ,salt
& mix it well with hand ,so that the pieces are coated with chilli powder .Heat oil in a frying pan ,add mustard seeds allow it to splutter,add the crushed garlic , fennel seeds, urad dal ,fry for 3 sec until the dal turns golden brown & then add the chopped onions ,curry leaves & saute for few seconds till the onions turn light brown .Now add the cooked yam/senai pieces & mix all well together.Close the pan with a lid & cook
in a medium flame till the raw smell of the chilli powder goes from it & it turns to golden brown color . Inbetween add extra spoons of oil & give a stir ,so that, it won't get stick to the bottom. Stir carefully ,do not spoil the shape of the cubes.Fry until it turns golden brown ,for reference see the above above picture ....Garnish it with curry leaves & serve it hot ... Goes well with sambar rice , rasam sadham ,curd rice .This is a best lunch box side dish .....
Note : It is otherwise called as Suran ..In the freezer aisle frozen suran is available in all  Indian deparment stores.....
PriRaj

29 comments:

Sushma Mallya said...

click is really beautiful priya, Nice and flavourful stir fry

Nithya said...

I just love this so much.. looks yummm.. nice click :)

Nithu Bala said...

Yummy senai kizhangu fry...I make this too but never add fennel..think I should give a try..lovely pictures too..

Aruna Manikandan said...

Curry looks very tempting dear :-)
Nice clicks...

ganga said...

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Mrs.Menagasathia said...

my favourite dish looks perfect!!

SathyaSridhar said...

Senai varuval looks delicious n crunchy,,perfect side for rasam rice,,,thanks for sharing dear,,take care n keep smiling

sarusriraj said...

hai very nice receipie my favourite too... the same proceduce as i do ..

Soma Pradhan said...

The curry looks so yummy..Lovet o have with roti and daal

sangi said...

luv yam ...wil try ur recipe next time wen i make yam fry...tnx a lot 4 sharing

Sarah Naveen said...

wow!!! awesome..i love this..yummy yumm..perfect with rice..

Panchpakwan said...

Looks delicious....

Hari Chandana said...

wonderful.. what a tempting click.. nice recipe..

Padma said...

Looks delicious... perfect with rice. Nice clicks Priya.

Vrinda said...

This is my fav...looks delish

Priya said...

My favourite stir fry..looks prefect just love with hot steaming rasam...

TREAT AND TRICK said...

Lovely pic and looks delicious, thanks for sharing....

Chitra said...

The photo is nice - just like the recipe. :-)

Gita said...

Thatz an yummy and tempting fry Priya....nice click :)

Cooking with Laura said...

Glad to have found your blog, via the Duchess's blog. Your blog is a food haven, will return and have signed up as a follower.

Laura

Gulmohar said...

I love this, when I say this I really really mean it :-)It's been ages since I had this, since we don't get the fresh ones here..looks great

Rekha shoban said...

nice presentation and never tried this way...really look gud...will try it soon

Krishnaveni said...

fry looks delicious and good click too

Tina said...

My all time fav fry..So delicious and easy dish...

SathyaSridhar said...

Please collect your gift from my blog.

Jagruti said...

Fry looks superba nd tasty..beautiful clicK...

Malar Gandhi said...

Wonderful recipe, will be perfect with thayir saadham:) its hard to find senai kizhangu here:(

Krishnaveni said...

Please collect your award from my blog

Bo said...

This looks really delicious! Nice photographs too.