Wednesday, 12 June 2013

SPECIAL CHENA MEZHUKKUPURATTI (ELEPHANT YAM STIR FRY)



Ingredients

1.      Chena (elephant yam)-2cups,peeled off and cut into small cubes
2.      Onion-1no,thinly sliced
3.      Chilly powder-1/2tsp
4.      Coriander powder-1 ½ tsp
5.      Garam masala- 1/2tsp
6.      Pepper powder-3/4 tsp
7.      Soya sauce-1tsp
8.      Salt
9.      Oil-3tbsp
10.  Mustard seeds-less than 1/4tsp
11.  Curry leaves- a few
12.  Water-just enough to cover the vegetable.

Method of preparation

1.      Combine cubed chena,onion,salt  and water. Cook until yam turns soft. Do not overcook it. Drain the excess water after cooking.
2.      Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Add curry leaves. Now reduce the flame. Add all powders except pepper powder. Stir for a minute. Add the cooked yam. Mix well. Now add the soya sauce. Give a nice stir. Keep in medium flame until it is well roasted .Stir in between. Lastly add pepper powder.
Serve hot with steamed rice…

Notes : While cleaning and cutting the yam, try to wear gloves or  oil your hands since it causes itching.


6 comments:

  1. Chenai is an awesome veggie!! I love it as a aimple fry as well as like mezhukkupuratti!!
    Looks very tasty and drool worthy! Soya sauce is an interesting addition, I must say.

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  2. love this simple as well as tasty dish.

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  3. Healthy yummy stir fry.. Adding soy sauce is new to me..

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  4. They look so perfect. Beautifully done:)Yummy indeed :)
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  5. I love chennai kizhangu fry, yours looks very yummy and delicious. I have tried adding soy sauce, I will give it a shot next time...

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