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Yam Curry

Yam Curry

Abi Olayiwola
Use white yam to prepare this tasty dish.
4.56 from 9 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine African, Indian
Servings 3
Calories 350 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon Ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon Ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon Chilli flakes
  • 3 Slices Yam from medium sized tuber
  • 1 can Chickpea drained and rinsed
  • 1 can Chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cups Water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup Spinach


  • Carefully use a knife to cut the yam slices, and remove the skin. Wash and cut into cubes.
  • Heat up the oil in a pan.
  • Add the onions and allow to cook until it becomes translucent.
  • Add the garlic and allow to cook for 30 seconds.
  • Pour in the garam masala, coriander, ginger and chilli.
  • Allow to cook for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  • Pour in the yam and chickpeas, while still stirring.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes followed by water and salt.
  • Stir the content of the pan, cover with a lid and allow to cook for 15 mins.
  • Stir in the spinach and remove from heat.


You may need to vary the quantity of yam slices, depending on the size of your yam tuber.


Calories: 350kcal
Keyword Yam dishes
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