suran chips recipe, elephant foot yam chips recipe
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suran chips recipe

elephant foot yam chips recipe - this is a simple and an easy suran chips recipe which has only 4 ingredients in it, except yam - turmeric, red chili powder, lemon juice and salt.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: snacks
Cuisine: south indian
Servings: 2
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 250 grams elephant foot yam, (suran or zimikand) peeled, washed and sliced.
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder (lal mirch powder)
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt as required
  • oil for frying, as required
  • a few coriander leaves and lemon wedges for garnish


  • in a bowl mix the yam/suran with the rest of the spice powder, lemon juice and salt uniformly.
  • marinate the yam slices for 20-30 minutes.
  • shallow fry the yam slices in oil on a flat pan or tava.
  • drain the suran chips kitchen tissues to remove excess oil.
  • serve suran chips hot garnished with coriander leaves and lemon wedges.


  • the marinated yam slices can also be baked instead of frying but i have never tried baking the yam chips.
  • as a substitute tamarind juice can be added instead of lemon juice.