Yam and Dasheen Buttermilk Curry

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Recipes from Brixton Village

By Miss South

Published 2014

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Yams are a staple crop for much of the world. Not to be confused with the sweet potato, they come in a variety of sizes and colours. This dish uses white yam which you buy by the piece in the market. It has a thick skin and creamy white flesh, and when cooked it has a floury texture that soaks up flavour well.

This is a great curry: the yam is cooked in buttermilk thickened with ground peanuts, and dasheen leaves are added for colour and texture. You could just as well make it with