- Suran (Indian Yam)- 250gms
- Potato- 1medium
- Onions-1 big finely chopped
- Ginger-Garlic Paste- 2 tablespoon
- Tomatoes- 1 medium
- Plain Yoghurt- 2 tablespoon
- Red Chilli Powder- 2 teaspoon
- Coriander-Cumin Powder- 2 teasp
- Garam Masala Powder- 1 teaspoon
- Turmeric Powder- 1 teaspoon
- Sunflower Oil- 4 tablespoon
- Coriander Leaves -1small bunch
- Green chilli- 2 slit
You may call it Yam Masala or Suran Ki Subzi. This is a spicy preparation made with Indian yam, which tastes like any other non -vegetarian dish. The amount of fibre and texture present in yam makes it special and tastes almost equivalent to mutton kebabs. Sometimes it is difficult to realize the real ingredient.It is a must try for any Indian household because it is one of the cheapest vegetable as well.
1.Wash and cut the Suran into 1inch cubes. Boil and then fry these cubes and set aside.
2. Cut potatoes into cubes and fry them and keep aside.Finely chop the onion.
3. Heat oil in a pan, temper with ginger-garlic paste, green chilly and add the onions. Fry till golden brown. Add the blended Yoghurt and bhuno the masala well.
4. Now add Tomato Puree and keep stiring till the Oil shows at the edges. Add turmeric powder ,coriander-cumin powder, red chilli powder and fry for another minute.
5. Sprinkle some water to avoid burning of masalas, add the fried Suran pieces.Saute for 2-3 minutes and add Salt to taste and adjust with some water.
6. Check if the potatoes and suran are soft, keep cooking on low flame till the Suran cubes have absorbed some masala.Add water as required.
7. The gravy should be slightly thick.Sprinkle Garam Masala on top and mix. Garnish with finely chopped Coriander Leaves.Serve hot with Parathas or Naan.
Yam is a good source of energy; 100 g provides 118 calories. Yam contains good amounts of anti-oxidant vitamin, vitamin-C. Yam provides adequate daily requirements of viamin B6, thiamin (vitamin B1),
riboflavin, folic acid. These vitamins helps in metabolic functions of the body.