Yam Gravy

Yam Gravy

Sena Kura


Yam -1/2 Kg

Salt to taste



For the Tempering / Tadka:

Curry leaves-2 spring

Fennel seeds-1/2 tsp



Fresh Coriander – 1/3 bunches


Spices For the Coconut Paste:

Red Chillies – 8

Coriander seeds -6 TSP

Cumin seeds -1 tsp

Fennel seeds – 2 tsp

Black Pepper corns- 1 tsp

Curry leaves-1/3 bunch






For the Tomato paste:

Onion-2 medium


Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp

Chilli powder-1tsp

Coriander powder-2 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Cumin powder-1/4 tsp

Preparation method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add onions and sauté it.
  2. Add ginger garlic paste and cook For the 2 mins
  3. Add tomatoes, turmeric, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, salt and cook it For the 5 mins.
  4. Grind it in a blender and make a fine paste. Tomato paste is ready.
  5. Fry the spices in the dry pan, till it gets nice aroma.
  6. Grind the spices to a smooth paste with the coconut.Coconut paste is ready.
  7. Heat oil in a pan, add fennel seeds and curry leaves.
  8. Add tomato paste, turmeric and salt.
  9. When the oil floats at the top, add the yam pieces and mix it well
  10. Cover it and cook it For the 12 mins in a low flame.
  11. Add the coconut paste and stir it well and cook For the 10 mins.
  12. Garnish with Fresh coriander and serve it hot with rice or roti.