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yam fritters recipe | suran pakoda | Indian yam and onion fritters | tea time snack is a unique snack idea. Learn how to make suran pakoda.

To make yam fritters, combine the yam, red chillies, peanuts, coconut, fennel seeds and turmeric powder in a mixer and blend it to a coarse mixture using ½ cup of water. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the besan, onion, curry leaves, coriander and salt and mix well. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and drop small spoonful of the mixture into the hot oil, a few at a time, on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve immediately.

A mixture of yam and besan perked up with peanuts, red chillies and onions is used to make scrumptious suran pakoda, which have a unique crunch brought about by the yam.

A teaspoon of fennel seeds along with coriander and curry leaves give the Indian yam and onion fritters a lip-smacking flavour and tantalising aroma. Enjoy them with green chutney at snack time.

These yam fritters are perfect to serve as a tea-time snack too! Enjoy them with masala chai. Also try other similar snacks like chana dal bhajiya and poha pakoda.

Tips for yam fritters. 1. Besan can be substituted with rice flour. 2. Use the batter immediately. Since the batter has salt, it might release water if kept for a long time. 3. Ensure to deep fry on a medium flame. Frying on a high flame will result in the fritters turning brown from outside, but they will remain raw from inside. 4. Serve the fritters immediately to enjoy their crispiness.

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Yam Fritters, Suran Pakoda

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Yam Fritters, Suran Pakoda recipe - How to make Yam Fritters, Suran Pakoda

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For Yam Fritters
1 cup grated yam
1/2 cup freshly grated coconut
1/4 cup roasted peanuts
3 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
2 tbsp chopped curry leaves (kadi patta)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the yam, red chillies, peanuts, coconut, fennel seeds and turmeric powder in a mixer and blend it to a coarse mixture using ½ cup of water.
  2. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the besan, onion, curry leaves, coriander and salt and mix well.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and drop small spoonful of the mixture into the hot oil, a few at a time, on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy275 cal
Protein5.7 g
Carbohydrates13.2 g
Fiber4.6 g
Fat22.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium15.3 mg
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    If you like yam fritters
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What are yam fritters made of?

    What are yam fritters made of?
  1. Yam fritters are made of 1 cup grated yam, 1/2 cup freshly grated coconut, 1/4 cup roasted peanuts, 3 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces, 1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf), 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi), 1/2 cup besan (bengal gram flour), 1/4 cup finely chopped onions, 2 tbsp chopped curry leaves (kadi patta), 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)salt to taste and oil for deep-frying.

Tips for yam fritters

    Tips for yam fritters
  1. Besan can be substituted with rice flour.
  2. Use the batter immediately. Since the batter has salt, it might release water if kept for a long time. 
  3. Ensure to deep fry on a medium flame. Frying on a high flame will result in the fritters turning brown from outside, but they will remain raw from inside. 
  4. Serve the fritters immediately to enjoy their crispiness.

How to select yam, suran

    How to select yam, suran
  1. Although they are available throughout the year their season runs from October through December when they are at their best. 
  2. Choose yams that are firm and do not have any cracks, bruises or soft spots. 
  3. Avoid those that are displayed in the refrigerated section of the produce department since cold temperature negatively alters their taste.

For the yam mixture

    For the yam mixture
  1. For the yam mixture of yam fritters recipe | suran pakoda | Indian yam and onion fritters | tea time snack, add 1 cup grated yam in a mixer jar. 
  2. Add 1/2 cup freshly grated coconut.
  3. Add 1/4 cup roasted peanuts.
  4. Add 3 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into piecess.
  5. Add 1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf).
  6. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi).
  7. Add ½ cup of water.
  8. Blend it to a coarse mixture. 

For the batter of yam fritters

    For the batter of yam fritters
  1. For the batter of yam fritters recipe | suran pakoda | Indian yam and onion fritters | tea time snack, transfer the mixture into a deep bowl.
  2. Add 1/2 cup besan (bengal gram flour). This is for binding the fritters. It can be substituted with rice flour.
  3. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped onions. If you are a Jain, you can avoid the use of onions. 
  4. Add 2 tbsp chopped curry leaves (kadi patta). These add a very pleasant mouthfeel and flavour to the fritters.
  5. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  6. Add salt to taste.
  7. Mix well. The batter is ready.

How to make yam fritters

    How to make yam fritters
  1. To make yam fritters recipe | suran pakoda | Indian yam and onion fritters | tea time snack, heat oil in a deep non-stick kadhai.
  2. Drop small spoonful of the mixture into the hot oil.
  3. Deep fry a few at a time, on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. 
  4. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Serve yam fritters recipe | suran pakoda | Indian yam and onion fritters | tea time snack immediately.

Reviews

Yam Fritters, Suran Pakoda
 on 25 Jan 19 10:50 PM
5

At first, I wae surprised to read the ingredients. But when I tried it, my in-laws couldn''t stop themselves from finishing them off. These fritters taste simply awesome! Thanks for sharing such a wonderful recipe.
Tarla Dalal
28 Jan 19 09:29 AM
   Hi Sandhya, Happy to know you and your in-laws liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes from our website and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
Yam Fritters, Suran Pakoda
 on 11 May 16 03:14 PM
5

Yam fritters.. this is just awesome recipe... i loved the flavours bursting out. in every bite.. this is an awesome recipe.. and a must try recipe..