Elephant Yam Recipes- Elephant Yam Chutney/Suvarna Gadde Saasmi Recipe

      Curry called “Saasmi” is either prepared in raw version or cooked version in Udupi. With some vegetables raw version of saasmi is perfect where as for some other cooked version. In this space you can see a number of such saasmi varieties like cucumber saasmi, mango saasmi, Bende kayi saasmi etc. Red amaranth leaves saasmi or padipe saasmi is the cooked version of this curry among all that are posted till now. Today let us learn elephant yam saasmi/chutney recipe which is again prepared using raw vegge, so no cooking!!!
Elephant Yam Recipes- Elephant Yam Chutney/Suvarna Gadde Saasmi Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Serving Size: 3

Elephant Yam Recipes- Elephant Yam Chutney/Suvarna Gadde Saasmi Recipe


  • Elephant Yam- A small piece or a bowl of chopped yam
  • Grated coconut- 1/2 bowl or 5 teaspoon
  • Tamarind- A marble size
  • Mustard seeds-1 tea spoon
  • Red chilly- 1 no.
  • Salt- 1 tea spoon
  • Seasoning ingredients
  • Coconut oil- 1 tea spoon
  • Mustard seeds- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Split black gram-1/2 teaspoon
  • Broken red chilly- 1 no.
  • Curry leaves- few


  • Remove the skin and chop elephant yam(suvarna gadde) in to small cubical pieces.
  • Method
  • Grind elephant yam pieces, mustard seeds, tamarind, red chilly, salt and grated coconut in to coarse paste using mixer grinder.
  • Transfer it to a vessel. Heat a seasoning pan adding oil, mustard seeds, split black gram, red chilly and curry leaves. When mustard seeds splutter add the seasoning to elephant yam chutney/suvarna gadde saasmi.
  • Elephant yam chutney/Suvarna gadde saasmi is ready to be served with hot steamed rice.
  • Note:
  • Some species of elephant yam have itching feature which causes your tongue to itch after eating. Make sure the Yam is not that type before preparing this saasmi.
  • Increase red chillies if you need more spiciness.
  • As no cooking involved in this dish, it lasts in half a day without refrigeration.

Meet you all with one more interesting Udupi recipe. Till then bye. 

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