Yam Cooked In Buttermilk

Yam Cooked In Buttermilk

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This subzi goes equally well with plain chapatis as well as rice. to have with rice, retain a little amount of buttermilk as the gravy. addition of peanuts enhances the flavour of this subzi. when tired of eating the usual spicy food, the subzi is a welcome change.

Yam Cooked In Buttermilk recipe - How to make Yam Cooked In Buttermilk

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4
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1/2 kg yam (suran)
2 cups buttermilk
3 green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tbsp ghee
2 tbsp roasted powdered peanuts
a pinch of sugar (optional)
salt to taste


  1. Wash the yam thoroughly,peel and cut into cubes.
  2. Now in a pan or a vessel, add ghee, when heated, add the jeera untill it splutters a bit.
  3. Now add the green chilles (cut into small pieces).
  4. Saute for 2-3 mins.
  5. Now add the buttermilk stirring initially for some time.
  6. Then add the powdered peanuts.
  7. Let it simmer for 7-8 mins, or untill the yam is is cooked and you achieve the desired consistency.
  8. Add sugar and salt.
  9. When done, add a little cream.