- Yam – 250 gms.
- Gram Flour or Besan – 250 gms.
- Salt – According to taste.
- Dry mango or amchoor powder – 1 tbsp.
- Asafoetida or hing – A pinch.
- Red chilly powder – 1 tsp.
- Turmeric powder – 1 tsp.
- Chaat masala[optional] – A pinch.
- Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
Step 1 – Scrape, wash and cut the yam into thin strips and blanch it in a saucepan.
Step 2 – When the yam is firm but cooked remove it from gas and let it cool.
Step 3 – Now take a vessel, add to it the given amounts of gram flour or besan, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, dry mango or amchoor powder, asafoetida or hing, garam masala powder and make a smooth batter of it with water.
Step 4 – Now heat oil in a wok . Dip the yam pieces in the batter and release in hot oil .Deep fry the yam until lightly browned. The fritters are done.
Step 5 – Remove on tissue paper. Garnish by sprinkling some chaat masala and serve with tomato or green chilly ketchup, green chutney, hummus, mayonnaise or other such dips.
I hope you will all like this crunchy recipe. Do try it at home and share your comments and feedback and ask queries if any. It is a simple,tasty dish which can be had like a snack in the evening or can be used as a side dish when taking lunch or dinner.Have a great week friends.Till then be happy and cook beauties!!!