Monday, December 9, 2013

Chena/Yam Thoran

Here's a nutritious and yummy thoran/stirfry using yams.

Yam is a good source of energy,which composed of complex carbohydrates and dietary fiber.These soluble dietary fiber found in yam helps reduce constipation and lowers the bad cholestrol.

So make it and be healthy!!!!!

Ingredients :

  1. Yam(cut into small cubes) : 1 cup
  2. Grated coconut : 1/4 cup
  3. Onion(chopped): 1 small
  4. Green Chillies(slitted) : 2-3
  5. Mustard seeds : 1/4 tsp
  6. Curry Leaves: 1 spring
  7. Pepper powder: 1/4 tsp
  8. Turmeric Powder : 1/2 tsp
  9. Salt
  10. Coconut Oil : 1 tsp

Method :

  • Cook yam pieces with turmeric powder,pepper powder,salt in 1/4 cup of water 
  • Heat oil in a pan,splutter mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Add chopped onion , green chillies and saute them well
  • When the onions get transluscent ,add the cooked yam and  mix well.
  • Now add the grated coconut and cover the pan for 2-3 minutes in medium flame.
  • Open the pan and combine them well.
  • Stir for 2-3 minutes and switch off the flame.



  1. so yum... dee any idea how i can get rid of the itchiness of yam?

  2. no idea dear...ente umma parayunnath chena venth kazhiyumbo itchiness i wait till it cooks.