Toovar Dana aur Kand Stir Fry

Toovar dana and purple yam stir fried with masalas. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Toovar Dana aur Kand Stir Fry
Main Ingredients Fresh Toovar Dana, Purple Yam
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Toovar Dana aur Kand Stir Fry

  • 1 cup Fresh Toovar Dana boiled in water with salt and turmeric powder
  • 250 grams Purple Yam cut into 1 inch cubes and boiled in water with tur
  • 1/2 cup Green garlic roughly chopped
  • 2-3 Green chillies
  • 1 inch Ginger sliced
  • 15-18 Fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • to taste Salt
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • For garnishing
  • A fresh coriander sprig
  • Few thin long strips of red capsicum


  1. Grind together green garlic, green chillies, ginger and mint leaves with a little water.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add carom seeds and ground mixture and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add toovar dane, purple yam, turmeric powder, coriander powder, dried mango powder, garam masala  powder, salt and 1½ cups water and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add lemon juice and cook till the gravy thickens.
  5. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with a fresh coriander sprig and thin strips of red capsicum and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1300
Carbohydrates 188
Protein 52.4
Fat 37.6
Other Fiber Iron- 10.7mg