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Suran Ki Sabzi (Yam Curry) Recipe

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Suran Ki Sabzi

Suran Ki Sabzi

Suran (yam) is a popular winter season vegetable. It has several health benefits, including lots of gut-friendly bacteria that can promote healthy digestion.

This suran ki sabzi (yam curry) is very yummy and easy to prepare. Pair it with any Indian bread like roti or paratha. Do try it and share your experience.

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Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

15 min

45 min

1 hour

3 to 4 servings


  • 500 grams suran (yam), cleaned and chopped
  • Oil, for deep-frying
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tbsp grated garlic
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tsp hara dhania (cilantro), finely chopped
  • 1 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp fresh turmeric bulb, grated, or 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cup water, or as needed for cooking


  1. Heat oil and fry the suran till light brown and somewhat cooked. Keep the heat on high.
  2. Remove the oil, reserving about 1 tbsp in the wok. Add the onions and saute till light pink.
  3. Reduce heat to medium. Add the grated garlic and saute till light brown.
  4. Add the tomatoes, grated turmeric, salt, and all spices. Reduce the heat to low and cook until the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
  5. Add the suran and cilantro. Mix well. Cover with a lid and let it cook on low heat. If and when it's needed, add water as required.
  6. Keep checking every 2 to 3 minutes until the suran is cooked (it should be soft). We added a total of 1 cup water during cooking.
  7. When done, transfer to a serving dish, garnish with some hara dhania, and serve.

Suran Ki Sabzi (Yam Curry) Recipe

© 2020 Rajan Singh Jolly

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