Elephant Yam – 250 gms roughly chopped
Green chillies – 2-3 finely chopped
Ginger – 1 small piece finely chopped
Mustard Seeds – 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Urad Dal – 1 tbsp
Asafoetida – 1 tsp
Peanuts – 10-12
Lemon – 1
Curry leaves – 1 sprig
Ghee/Oil – 3-4 tbsp
Salt to taste
Peel the skin from the elephant yam and pressure cook them for two whistles. Once cool mash it and keep it aside.
In a kadai, add ghee and roast the peanuts till they become golden and keep it aside.
In the same kadai add oil and once hot add the mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida, finely chopped ginger and green chillies and saute for a couple of minutes.
Now add the cooked yam, turmeric powder, salt and curry leaves and mix well.
Add little water if the mixture is too thick. Let it simmer for 3-4 minutes. Now turn off the heat squeeze juice of a lemon and garnish with the roasted peanuts.
Yummy Senai Kizhangu Masiyal is now ready !!!