Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Yam Kosumbari

This is like a salad or dry side dish with rice.Kosumbari is actually healthy side dish and can be made with carrots,urad dal,sprouts etc.This one is made with yam pieces.

Yam pieces:1/2 cup
Salt:as per taste

Roast &Grind
Coriander seeds:1tspn
Red chilli:1
Green Chilli:1
Tamarind :1/4 berry size

Coconut scrapped:1/2tspn


Cube the yam pieces. Mix with salt and keep aside.

Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry the salted yam pieces.Squeeze them first and the put into oil.Keep aside and let them cool.

In a kadai,dry roast tamarind,coriander seeds and red and green chillies.You can also use tamarind concentrate for this.Grind/powder the roasted ingredients and mix this powder with the fried yam pieces.Garnish with coconut scrappings or roasted shallots/small onions.

Serve as a dry side dish with rice.


Usha said...

That looks yummy,I have never tried yam in this manner,thanks for sharing :)

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