Yam Stem and Green Gram Thoran

A unique combination of yam stem combined with a tasty mix of ground coconut, spices and green gram, this stir fry would be a knock-out success this Onam.

1 stem of yam, minced and salted
1 cup green gram, boiled
½ coconut, scraped
2 green chillies, chopped
½ tsp jeera, lightly crushed
2 garlic pods
¼ tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 dried red chillies
4-5 shallots
Salt, as required

In a mixer, put in the scraped coconut, green chillies, jeera, turmeric powder and garlic pods and grind to a paste
In a pan, pour the oil
Throw in the mustard seeds and wait until they splutter
Add curry leaves and red chillies
Put in the ground coconut mix and saute well
Meanwhile, wash the minced yam, squeeze out the water and drop them in the pan
Now add the boiled green gram
Blend well, and bring the mixture to the middle of the pan
Close with the lid and let it cook until the steam escapes from the pan
Tasty yam stem and green gram stir fry is ready to be relished

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