Fried yam is very tasty, because everyone loves fried potatoes! How to cook yam, fried in a pan? It's very simple - you will need less than half an hour to prepare an appetizing dish of sweet potatoes. Two adults need one large tuber to make a delicious dinner. Sweet potatoes with orange pulp taste something like roasted pumpkin, it can be served as a separate dish or as a side dish for meat, fish or chicken.
Today, sweet potatoes are grown not only in hot countries, but also in temperate climates.
How to grow sweet potatoes, read our article.
And it is sold everywhere. Yam tubers with thin skin and juicy pulp can vary greatly in shape and size. The weight of tubers sometimes reaches 10 kilograms, but less weighty fruits are on sale. Orange sweet potato variety is rich in vitamin A, which is often more than carrot.
- Cooking time: 20 minutes
- Servings: 2
Ingredients for fried yams
- 350 g of sweet potato (2 large tubers);
- 20 g of melted butter;
- 5 g black sesame;
- 5 g white sesame;
- salt, ground red pepper.
Method of cooking roasted sweet potato
Using a scraper for cleaning vegetables, remove a thin layer of peel with sweet potato tubers. A characteristic feature of the vegetable is the complete absence of eyes, so it is cleaned quickly.
Peeled my tubers, cut into round slices about a centimeter thick. If the sweet potato tuber is very thick, then cut the round slices in half.
Put the sweet potato slices in a deep pan, pour a little boiling water. Close the lid, put on the stove, bring to a boil. Cooking for 3-4 minutes, this time is usually enough. Readiness can be believed with a knife or a wooden splinter - this is how the readiness of the potatoes is checked. Professional cooks call this type of cooking a boil - boiling in a small amount of water or in their own juice.
We fold the stewed yam on a sieve. Leave the strainer over the bowl to glass the water. Boiled slices are still hard, but still you need to handle them carefully so that they do not fall apart.
In a frying pan with non-stick coating put a piece of melted butter. Instead of ghee, you can take butter and add a tablespoon of vegetable or olive oil to it.
Carefully place the sweet potato slices on a pre-heated frying pan. Fry over medium heat until golden brown on both sides.
2-3 minutes before readiness sprinkle sweet potatoes with black and white sesame and ground red pepper to your liking.
Shake the pan so that the seeds are evenly distributed.
Serve hot on the table. Delicious fried yam is suitable for a vegetarian menu.
For a lean table, replace the ghee with olive or sunflower oil.
I was curious about the translator: the word “potatoes” is translated as “potatoes” into English, and “sweet potato” means “sweet potato”. In general, both are ordinary potatoes, only the price is very different!
A very interesting recipe for fried potatoes in the oven, read in our material.
I have never seen other varieties of sweet potatoes besides what I cooked, but what about you? Share your impressions of the sweet potato, its most incredible colors are found - from bright blue to dark purple and pink.