Yam(Mati Alu) with Coconut Milk - Chef Biplab

Yam(Mati Alu) with Coconut Milk

Yam with Coconut Milk

Mati/mete Alu is the Bengali name of Yam and usually we eat as a vegetable. Yam curry we like its taste, flavor and creamy texture.


500 g. yam ( mati alu)

200 ml. coconut milk

50 g. onion shredded

01 tbsp. garlic chopped

01 tbsp. turmeric powder

01 tsp cumin powder/ PASTE

pinch of cumin seed

02 pcs bay leaf

02 pcs dry red chili

01 tsp chili paste/powder

01 tsp coriander powder

02-03 pcs green chili

Salt as per taste

Oil for cooking

1/2 tsp red chili powder


## Peel the yam and cut by large dice size.

## Make a pan medium high heat then put 01 tbsp. cooking oil and shallow fry the yam with salt, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, green chili and chili powder for about 03-05 minutes. Add 01 cup hot water on the pan and cover with a lid, cook on medium heat for about 10-12 minutes or until yam become soft. After yam become soft remove the lid and put coconut milk on the pan.

##On the other side make a pan medium high heat then roast the dry red chili, bay leaf and cumin seed put oil after 01 minuet. When oil will be heat then add onion shredded and chopped garlic, stir well. After onion and garlic become brown transfer to the yam curry and mixed well.

## Cover with lid and cook more 05 minutes on simmering point. After finish cooking enjoy with steam rice, yellow fried rice or roti

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