This is a tasty vegetable dish to serve as part of an Indian meal or as an accompaniment to kebabs.
1 oz. butter
1 lb. yams, boiled, peeled and cubed
1 teaspoon turmeric
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon whole cumin
½ teaspoon salt
10 fl. oz. yogurt juice of
1 teaspoon sugar
2 green chillis, chopped
In a large saucepan, melt the butter over moderate heat. When the foam subsides, add the yam cubes and fry, turning frequently, for 3 minutes. Stir in the turmeric, cayenne, cumin and salt and fry for 2 minutes.
Stir in the yogurt, lemon juice, sugar and chillis. When the mixture is thorough-ly heated through, remove the pan from the heat.
Spoon the mixture into a warmed serving dish and serve immediately.