Thursday, February 21, 2013

How to make Yam Fry / Senai Kizhangu Roast / Elephant Yam Fry / step by step recipe:

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Senai Kizhangu Roast

Elephant  Yam  Fry  or  Senai  Kizhangu  Varuval  is one of my absolute favorite dish. My mom makes this Yam fry quite regularly with a combo of hot onion  sambar  rice.  It tastes so divine and irresistible..;)

Check out this easy to prepare and tasty vegetable fry recipe..:)


·      Eleplant Yam / Senai Kizhangu             - ½
·      Turmeric pwd                                       - ¼ tsp
·      Red chilly pwd                                     - 1 tsp
·      Pepper pwd                                         - ¼ tsp
·      Tamarind                                             - 1 ½ tbsp thick extract
·      Saunf pwd                                           - ¼ tsp
·      Sambar pwd                                        - ½ tsp
·      Salt to taste
·      Oil to fry


1.   Peel off the skin of the yam and wash thoroughly.
2.   Slice it into thick pieces of desired shape.

3.   Cook till it is three-fourth done.

4.   Drain the water.
5.   Spread the boiled yam in a plate and let it rest for some 10 minutes.
6.   Make a paste of turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, perpper pwd, tamarind thick extract, saunf pwd, sambar pwd and salt.
7.   Dip the yam pieces in the spice paste and coat it well.

8.   Heat a non-stick pan, drizzle over some oil.

9.   Place the yam and cook in medium flame until golden brown spots appear.

10.Flip  and cook similarly.

11.Delicious Yam Fry ready.
12.It makes an irresistible combo with  sambar, rasamcurd  rice  or  with  any  variety rice.

Similar Recipes:

·         Baby Potato Fry

·         Pepper Plantain Fry

·         Spicy Aloo Roast

·         Bitter gourdFry

·         Spicy Okra Fry

·         Drumstick Brinjal Fry & Avarakkai Fry


  1. crispy and yummy roast:)

  2. Never tried this way looks yummy

  3. Crispy and healthy snacks for tea...

  4. OMG ! Love this with Sambar Rice...

  5. Mouthwatering & too very tempting!!!!!!

  6. Yam fry looks like my MIL make.

  7. Jay I am drooling looking at the crispy yam fry.Please courier me some.

  8. Delicious and yummy fry,perfect for rice dishes...

  9. love this a lot,yummy!!

  10. Me gustaría comer un trocito :) Un saludo y buen fin de semana.

    Recetas de una gatita enamorada

  11. Really a yummy yum... Jay.

  12. vat a coincidence.. i made it today.. but i prefer cooking it on a low flame for a longer time.. like ur version too.. will try it sometime.. :)

  13. Perfect with rasam,healthy

  14. Wonderful stepwise snaps...

    Looks very tempting and thanks for sharing...

  15. Drooling over your's one of my fav veggies and amazed with the way you have come this time...Real yum!

  16. Wow I luv this fry. But we just dont add sambar powder and make it just like a fish fry. Luv your vairation.

  17. Delicious yam fry you made it very crispy.

  18. Easy crispy and healthy side. yummy.

    today's recipe:

  19. Looks delicious and amazing dish...

  20. I made this too, slightly different, am posting it today, would love to try your version too..

  21. i terribly miss this vegetable. love the fry, thats the we make it at home

  22. really yam fry... the only thing i hate about this vegetable is that it causes itching for me... even gloves dun help! :(

  23. inviting and tempting clicks, and perfectly roasted and delicious.

  24. I love this, unfortunately its only me who loves this at home, so make it once in a while!!

  25. Toooo....yummmmm!!!!!!!!! They are perfectly roasted too!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats corner

  26. Long time no see but your recipes look as tasty and delicious as ever :)



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