vegetarian (yam) fish fries




This is one recipe which my mom has been insisting me to try. Elephant yam is the key ingredient and i searched for it in every store at my place. oops! i am just tired searching for it. Finally, i got frozen yams but the vegetables were already diced into tiny cubes. usually, in this recipe, the elephant yams are cut into thin slices ( 1 inch size) and roasted in oil. here, i fried the tiny yam cubes in about 2tbsp of oil. I preferred thawing of the vegetable for about 1 minute in microwave. Then, i just completely pat dried yams using a clean cloth. These fries will go well with rasam sadam.. mmmm... yummy!!!


Ingredients
  • elephant yam 1cup ( cut into tiny cubes of about 1/2 an inch size)
  • fennel seeds 1tsp
  • black pepper 1tsp
  • red chilli powder 1tbsp
  • turmeric powder 1/2tsp
  • garlic 4pods
  • salt to taste
  • canola oil/sunflower oil 2tbsp
Method
  • Grind fennel seeds, black peppers, red chilli powder,turmeric powder, garlics, salt with 1tbsp of water into a thick paste.
  • apply it to the yam cubes thoroughly and allow it to marinate for about 20 minutes.
  • deep fry it in oil and serve hot with rice and rasam.

Comments

  1. This is my favorite way of eating yams..your version looks n sounds fantastic Shalini!

    US Masala

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  2. yummy one,pass me all of them pls...

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  3. Wat a crispy vegetarian fish fries...excellent name:)..

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  4. Lovely yam fry,can't find it here much,looks delicious..

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

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  5. Just got confused with the name a bit, the fry looks really very delicious. Mom's choice never goes wrong :)

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  6. this is a great substitute for fish fry....nice recipe....

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  7. shalini...that yam must be frozen but looking very good...The colour and recipe is so good i can pop it in my mouth jlt.
    Biny

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  8. Elephant yam...I dont think I've ever seen them. But the dish looks good..

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  9. This looks so very new to me... And it looks tempting!! Have a lovely day:)

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  10. thanks for ur message in my blog. yam fry looks yummy n my fav also

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  11. Hello from Italy! I found this blog and I really like your kitchen!
    Skip to us, we like to exchange cultures and recipes!

    I hope you like what we do!

    Many greetings from Italy!

    www.whitedarkmilkchocolate.blogspot.com

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  12. y u tempting me D?!luv ele.yam in any form.tnx for sharing

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