How to make Suran ki Sabzi -

A simple preparation of yam that can be made anytime.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Yam (सूरन), Coconut oil (नारियल का तेल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Suran ki Sabzi

Suran ki Sabzi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Suran ki Sabzi Recipe

  • Yam peeled and diced 250 grams

  • Coconut oil 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) ½ teaspoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 7-8

  • Green chillies slit 2

  • Sugar ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Fresh coconut grated 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat coconut oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 2

Add fenugreek seeds, black gram and curry leaves and sauté well. Add green chillies and sauté.

Step 3

Add yam, mix well and sauté. Add sugar, salt and crushed peppercorns, mix well, cover and cook on low heat till yam turns soft.

Step 4

Add coconut and mix well. Switch off heat.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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