Recipe: Yams with five Indian spices

Spices and aromatic herbs mixtures
February 11, 2011

It's been a while I created a blend of spices and I was completely conquered by the recipe Potatoes with Indian Five Spice, where I learned about Panch Phoron, a bengali spices mixture, whose name means five flavours.

Five Indian spices

I like how it looks, with the yellow fenugreek, the black nigella and the dark brown mustard.

Five Indian spices (Panch Phoron)

1 tsp nigella (black cumin) seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp fenugreek seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp black mustard seeds

I hade some beutiful orange yams, and I tought to use them for this recipe.

Yams with five Indian spices

Yams with five Indian spices

Peel the yams and cut into slices or sticks. Fry in hot oil until golden brown. Sprinkle with salt and Panch Phoron (five Indian spices).

Spices and aromatic herbs mixturesFive Indian Spices (Panch Phoron)
Origin: India
Suggested ingredients: nigella, cumin, fenugreek, fennel, black mustard.

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