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Thursday, September 10, 2009

Senaikizhangu roast


Yam - 1/2 kg.
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp.
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Urad dhal - 1 tsp.
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp.
Salt - as per taste
Oil - 1 ladle


Chop the hard skin of yam. Wash it without any mud and pat it dry with a cloth. Cut yam into small cubes.(Yam, when touched with water irritates the hand. So pat it dry with a towel and then cut it.)

Take water in a vessel, add the cubed yam, salt and turmeric powder and allow it to boil just for 5 minutes.
Doing like this will get rid of dust and dirt. Drain it completely without any water and keep it aside.

In a heavy-bottomed pan, heat oil, add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add urad dhal and saute till golden brown. Now add the yam, chilli powder and mix well. Fry till golden brown and crispy.


  1. I like this curry a lot :) looks really tempting.

  2. Looks nice Shanti...this is my hubby's favorite though it has been a long time since I made this dish...we dont get senaikizangu here :(

  3. Wow..some people will be awed when i say this is my fav. curry of all, as most usually it will be potato roast for everyone else :) I just love this and while mom makes it , I cant wait for lunch, will take them in a cup and start eating them already....Nice pic u have got Shanti mam ! super..You have got nice set of recipes...

  4. Ya Sowmya,everyone in my family likes it too. As you said, it will be exhausted while making it. Everybody will take a cup and ask for it. Me too. So, I make in large quantities. 1/2 kg. will not be enough for two people.

  5. I love yam in any form. My mom makes Mozhukku peratti, yam fry, and even pachadi. YAm is YUM!!!
    Loved the click.


  6. Just love senai kizhangu roti, my most most favourite with rasam...

  7. That is so true - we love to eat veggies when they are half done and still cooking in the adippu..we eat cups after cups - this and sepangkizhangu roast and of course potato roast - adhu oda taste eh thani...

    Looks great!


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