Chennai masiyal

yam cooked with ginger and lemon

Recipe by usha of dubai, AE

ek baar khaoge to khaate rah jaaoge

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1/2 kg yam or jimikand
    • 2 tsp coconut oi
    • curry leaves -a sprig
    • 2-3 green chilli
    • salt to taste
    • 1" piece ginger
    • coriander leaves few sprigs
    • 2 lemons juice
    • 1 tsp mustard seeds


    1. Peel and cut yam into very fine pieces.
    2. Cook in a pressure cooker for two whistles so they are soft.
    3. Heat oil.
    4. Add mustard seeds.when they crackle add finely cut chillis,curry leaves and very finely chopped ginger pieces.
    5. Fry well.add cooked yam and salt to taste .
    6. Remove from fire and add juice of lemon.
    7. Mix well.garnish with coriander leaves .
    8. Is excellent with chappatis and rice.