January 4, 2012

Sweet and Sour Elephant Yam Curry Recipe

Ingredients :
  • Elephant Yam / Kanda Dumpa : 1 cup
  • Thick Tamarind Extract : 1 tbsp
  • Powdered Jaggery : 1/2 to 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
  • Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
  • Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chillies : 2
  • Red Chlli Powder : 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil : 2 tsp
Method :
1. Wash, peel and chop the yam into medium size cubes. 
2. In a saucepan, add the chopped yam, turmeric powder, salt and water and cook until yam pieces are tender. Drain and set aside. 
3.Heat oil in a pan and add the urad dal, chana dal and mustard seeds.
4.Once they start to splutter, add the broken red chillies and curry leaves and fry for a couple of seconds. 
5. Now add the tamarind extract and powdered jaggery to it and fry for a couple of minutes.
6. Then add the cooked yam and red chilli powder and mix very well.
7.Serve hot with rice, roti or dosa.
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Other Names : Kanda Pulusu Posina Kura, Kanda Pulusu Bellam Koora


  1. Delicious and yummy curry,loke to have it with sambhar rice...

  2. the yam curry looks very yum and delicious.

  3. curry looks really good..bookmarked

  4. super tempting dish tempts me a lot,mouthwatering here..wishing you and your family happy new year 2012.

  5. as your friend mentioned, perfect for sambar rice

  6. Nice and delicious curry !!

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  7. This is a tasty curry, really looks good.

  8. Excellent recipe. Looks wonderfully made.

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  9. My fav curry we also do similar to this method, have tasted long back thanks for reminding dear...
    Perfectly done n looks yummy yum....

  10. very delicious curry...looks yummm

  11. Nice combo of flavors.. Looks great

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  13. Slurp,super delicious curry..

  14. Hi Happy New year!!!! This looks yumm dear!!!

  15. delicious and tempting curry..
    glad to follow your lovely blog !!!

  16. Delicious yam curry, making me hungry.

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