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Senai Varuval

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A simple recipe that can served as an accompaniment to a meal or as a snack. Typically made during festive occasions in South India, esp. TamilNadu.
Senai Kizhangu (Elephant Yam)

Senai Kizhangu (Elephant Yam) – 250 gms
Salt – 1 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Asafoetida Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
Rice Flour – 1 tblsp
Gram Flour – 1/2 tblsp
Oil – 250 ml

1. Wash and clean the senai kizhangu well.
2. Peel and slice them into small squares or circles.
3. Add enough water (till all the pieces are submerged), 1/2 tsp salt, turmeric powder and bring to a boil. Do not boil for long otherwise it will become mushy mushy.
4. Drain and keep aside.
5. Mix rice flour, gram flour, remaining salt, red chilli powder and asafoetida powder in a bowl.
6. Dip the sliced yams in this.
7. Heat oil for frying.
8. Fry till light brown and remove.
9. Drain excess oil.
10. Serve at once.
11. If left in open for long, it will lose the crispiness.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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