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Kand Puri (Purple Yam Fritters)

Pragna Mistry
15 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Kand Puri (Purple Yam Fritters) RECIPE

A surti street food that can be made easily at home. Yummy and spicy pakodas made with purple yam.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Gujarat
  • Frying
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Purple Yam (Kand) - 200 gms
  2. Gram Flour (Besan) - 2 cups
  3. Ginger - Garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  4. Green Chilli paste- 1 tbsp
  5. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  6. Soda bi-carbonate - 1 pinch
  7. Oil (Hot) - 2 tbsp
  8. Salt - to taste
  9. Water- As required to maitain batter consistency
  10. Black peppercorns - 1 tbsp
  11. Cumin seeds (Jeera) - 1 tbsp
  12. Oil - for frying


  1. 1) For batter- Mix Besan, turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste, green chilli paste, salt and water and mix well to form a thick consistency batter.
  2. 2) Peel purple yam and cut it into thick slices
  3. 3) Coarsely ground black peppercorns and cumin seeds
  4. 4) Now add 2 tbsp hot oil and soda bi-carbonate to the batter prepared in step 1 and mix well.
  5. 5) Now take 1 slice of purple yam and dip it in the batter.
  6. 6) Yam slice should be coated well and then sprinkle coarsely ground pepper and jeera on one side of the yam slice.
  7. 7) Deep fry on both sides.
  8. 8) Repeat the procedure for all slices.
  9. 9) Serve hot.

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Manvi Chauhan
Manvi Chauhan   Mar-17-2017

I love innovative recipes with Yam. Such a humble vegetable but tastes delicious in all the ways...

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