Yam:500 grams ...
Dried red chillies:2
Mustard seeds:1/2 tsp(for tempering)
Mustard paste:1 tsp
Coconut milk:1 cup
Grated coconut:1 tbsp
Oil 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Tamarind pulp:2 tsp
Jaggery (gur),grated:1 tbsp
Peel and cut the yam into one inch cubes.
Wash them well.
Heat oil in a pan, add 1/2 tsp of mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves.
When the seeds begin to splutter add yam pieces, salt and toss.
Add one cup of water, cover and cook on medium heat till almost done.
Add green chilies
Dilute the tamarind pulp and jaggery & coconut milk in a cup of water and mix.
Lower the heat, cover and cook till the yam is completely cooked & gravy becomes thick.
Garnish with grated coconut.