Crispy Yam balls | How to make Crispy Yam balls

By Mahi Venugopal  |  19th May 2016  |  
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About Crispy Yam balls Recipe

I learnt this recipe from my Mother

Crispy Yam balls

Ingredients to make Crispy Yam balls

  • Yam - 250 gms (cooked and smashed)
  • onion - 1 large fine chops
  • fennel seeds ( sombu ) - 1 tbsp (optional)
  • Green chilli - 1 fine chops Ginger - 1 tbsp fine chops
  • garlic - 1 tbsp fine chops
  • coriander - 2 tbsp fine chops
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tbsp
  • chilli powder -1/2 tbsp
  • curry leaves - 1 tbsp fine chops
  • gram flour powder - 3 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • oil - 2 cups

How to make Crispy Yam balls

  1. Yam to be cooked in cooker for 3 whistle. Drain the water and smash and keep it aside to cool.
  2. Now after it cools, add onion, green chilli, fennel seeds (I preferred crushes because only then you will get the exact flavour), ginger, garlic, coriander, curry leaves, salt,chilli powder, garam masala ,gram flour powder
  3. Don't add water.Make small lemon size balls and keep aside before you deep fry them.
  4. Now heat oil in a pan. when it is pretty hot start to drop in the balls .Not more then 4 balls at an time. Keep turning them now and then. Once they are golden brown remove them off the flame and place in a tissue paper.
  5. Have an eye on the flame. It must be in between medium and high. Only then your balls will cook even. If you leave on slow flame your balls will split.
  6. Serve hot. Enjoy it with any South Indian meal- veg or nonveg

My Tip:

I have added fennel seeds for flavor. Although you can avoid it as well.

Reviews for Crispy Yam balls (2)

Shalu Ratawal2 years ago

wt's yam??

Sana Basheer2 years ago

Wonderful recipe!

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