Chenai Kizhangu Masiyal is a yam dish, where it is pressure cooked and mashed and made into a masiyal along with peanuts. Hing, mustard seeds, simple spices and curry leaves add great flavour and depth to this dish. This starchy yet fibrous vegetable when flavoured with such earthy simple spices, tastes absolutely delicious.
Yam can be stored for many days without refrigeration and it is a very healthy vegetable. It is a rich source of minerals like potassium, magnesium, selenium, zinc, phosphorus and calcium. Yam helps improve digestion and is useful for maintaining healthy hormonal levels in the body.
Serve the Chenai Kizhangu Masiyal along with Steamed Rice, Chettinad Style Poondu Rasam Recipe and Sprouted Green Gram Kosambari Recipe- With Pomegranates for a complete meal.
If you like this recipe, try our other Yam Recipes for other everyday meals: