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66 sweet potato recipes


Last Updated : Sep 14,2018




Sweet Potato Recipe Collection, Shakarkand

Sweet potato boiled and sprinkled with lemon juice and mixed with chatpate Indian spices like jeera powder, chilli powder, sanchal to make Mumbai Roadside Sweet Potato Recipe is a popular snack not only in Mumbai but, all over India. Sweet potatoes are full of flavor and nutrition, the creamy texture can help you cook an array of dishes. You can simply substitute the starchy potato with these beauties. They are loaded with dietary fiber, vitamins like A, C and B6, potassium and iron. The anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties help to regulate high blood pressure and heart health.

Sweet potatoes (shakarkand) can be found in your local markets year-round, however, they are in season in November and December. They are used in making Indian mixed vegetable subzis like Sambhariyu Shaak and Oondhiya. These are traditional Gujarati preparations where masalas are tossed or stuffed inside vegetables and then pressure cooked till perfection. They are extremely flavorful and can be relished with piping hot puri or roti. Gajbaje, an authentic Konkani subzi made in a coconut curry is a unique mix of vegetables like amaranth stem, taro leaves, bamboo shoots and jackfruit seeds.

Sweet potato snacks

Sweet potatoes can be baked, boiled, fried, broiled, canned or frozen. They can also be cooked in the microwave oven. Baked Sweet Potato Fries are addictive and can be served along with your favorite burger. The combination of olive oil and dry spices make these oven roasted sweet potatoes nice and crispy—which, of course, means they are more delicious. Grilled Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans and Cherry Tomatoes cooks just in 5 minutes and requires just 6 ingredients. We are sure this delicious grilled snack will be gobbled up in no time!

You can boil sweet potatoes, mash them and perk up with spices to make delectable Sweet Potato Tikkis. The soft mouthfeel of tikki tastes amazing with a tangy Tomato Raita. Another delectable evening snack is this Shakarkand Tikki. The final sprinkle of chat masala makes this chatpati tikki the perfect accompaniment to a cup of masala chai.

Fasting Recipes using Sweet potato

From lip-smacking sweet treats like Sweet Potato Rabadi and Shakarkand Ka Halwa to a nourishing and simple Sweet Potato Khichdi. Rich in nutrients and relatively low in calories, desserts made using shakarkand make hardly any use of sugar as sweet potatoes provide a mild and pleasant sweetness to these dishes.

Unique dishes using sweet potato

From a simple Spicy Buttered Potatoes and Capsicum or Grilled Sweet Potato in Lemon Coriander Dressing which require a handful of ingredients and can be eaten as it is or served as an accompaniment to delicious Aloo Aur Shakarkand ki Chaat which will surely be enjoyed by everyone, you can create tongue-tickling recipes like Masala Sweet Potato Fries, Sweet Potato Puranpoli, Sweet Potato and Sesame Croquettes, the use of sweet potatoes is only limited by your imagination.

You will find 65 exciting recipes using sweet potatoes below. 

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Sweet Potato and Sesame Croquettes
Recipe# 444
26 Nov 13

 
by Tarla Dalal
Serve it as a snack with tea or as a starter at a party, in any case these Sweet Potato and Sesame Croquettes will vanish within seconds of being placed on the table! Whether it is the crispy texture of this snack, the appetizing aroma of roasted sesame, the succulent mouth-feel of mashed potatoes, ....
Sweet Potato Puranpoli
Recipe# 3606
26 Nov 12

 by Tarla Dalal
A healthy version of the traditional calorie laden puranpolis. Sweet potatoes have been used instead of dal to minimize the sugar used. Cardamom powder, nutmeg and saffron add to the pleasing aroma of these low-fat puranpolis. Enjoy them with low fat milk instead of ghee for a sweet ending!
Sweet Potato Halwa ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
Recipe# 33009
23 Nov 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Sweet potato halwa is an all-time favourite traditional indian sweet that is an ideal accompaniment for any indian meal. Usually, it is laden with loads of ghee and that is the reason dieters steer clear of it. I’ve managed to make mouth-watering halwa minus the fat, but rich in fibre, potassium and ....
Sweet Potato Rabdi
Recipe# 1530
17 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Adding grated sweet potatoes along with milk being boiled to make rabdi helps achieve the desired consistency and texture quite easily and quickly, without much ado. This is because the grated sweet potato, once cooked, gives a texture similar to the creamy chunks found in traditional
Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Shakarkand Snack
Recipe# 42219
28 Oct 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Sweet potatoes, which are naturally gifted with a pleasant taste and mouth-feel, are ideal to serve as a snack! While there are many ways to enjoy this yummy veggie, the Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes are especially tasty and aromatic. Here, the sweet potatoes are cut, laced with spices and roasted ....
Grilled Sweet Potato, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 42007
07 Jul 12

 by Tarla Dalal
Rich in potassium and magnesium, sweet potatoes are known to enhance kidney function, making them good for those having high blood pressure. Grilled Sweet Potato is a scrumptious snack made using this beneficial veggie. Simple and easy to make, this snack features slices of parboiled, unpeeled s ....
Baked Sweet Potato Fries, Evening Snack
Recipe# 42359
09 Jan 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Here is an off-beat treat that will make this evening very special! Baked Sweet Potato Fries is crisp and spicy enough to suit a winter’s evening, yet light enough to fit into a summer’s day too, which makes it truly an all-weather treat. It’s as easy as tossing together cut sweet potatoes, oliv ....
Grilled Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans and Cherry Tomatoes
Recipe# 42334
26 Dec 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Grilling is an awesome method to make tasty snacks! It is easy and quick to cook using a griller, yet you get a special taste and attractive appearance. Moreover, it is very non-messy, so you can even make the grilled snacks while you are attending to guests or chatting with friends. The Gri ....
Grilled Sweet Potato in Lemon Coriander Dressing
Recipe# 41710
31 Aug 18

 by Tarla Dalal
This is a radically new way to use sweet potatoes and it is sure to become one of your favourites too! Here, we have grilled the sweet potato slices with olive oil, and laced it with a mind-boggling dressing that combines tangy lemon, peppy coriander, spicy green chillies, a bit of this and a bi ....
Sweet Potato Tikkis with Tomato Raita
Recipe# 41319
02 Oct 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Succulent yet crisp, sweet yet spicy, these Sweet Potato Tikkis must be experienced to be understood. The soft texture and pleasant taste of sweet potatoes work very well with the selected gamut of spice powders and pastes to give you wonderful tikkis with a fabulous mouth-feel. Serve the Sw ....
Masala Sweet Potato Fries
Recipe# 41300
13 Dec 16

 
by Tarla Dalal
We know it is natural to associate only potatoes with the word ‘Fries’ but here, in a little experiment, we discovered that sweet potatoes make great Fries too! Sweet potato fingers are deep-fried and then tossed with a dash of spice powders to get a perfectly crisp sweet-and-spicy snack. It ....
Sweet Potato Khichdi, Vrat, Upvas
Recipe# 41181
12 Oct 16

 
by Tarla Dalal
On fasting days, we are always on the lookout for nourishing but simple recipes that sync with upvas rules. Here is a fabulous Sweet Potato Khichdi, which is just perfect for such occasions. This simple but tasty khichdi is mad ....
Mumbai Roadside Sweet Potato Recipe
Recipe# 42509
22 Mar 18

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
It’s really delightful to bite into hot, soft, pleasantly-sweet cubes of sweet potato spiced up with black salt and spice powders and laced with a squeeze of lime. Indeed, this tongue-tickling delight is a great hit with people of all age groups. It is quick and easy, and makes a really fuss-fre ....
Sweet Potato Roti
Recipe# 42587
17 May 18

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The Sweet Potato Roti is an off-beat roti with the pleasant flavour of sweet potatoes, perked up with spice powders and coriander. The scrumptious mouth-feel and peppy flavour of this mildly-sweet roti is sure to be loved by young and old alike. It is comparable to thepla but quite different too ....
Sweet Potato and Spring Onion Soup
Recipe# 38776
16 Oct 13

 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The sweet potato and spring onion soup is much more than a flavourful appetiser. It is actually a sumptuous meal in its own right. Energy-giving and wholesome sweet potatoes are combined with aromatic spring onions in this delectable soup, which gathers its rich texture and mouth-feel from a cuppa o ....
Baked Oondhiya
Recipe# 53
01 Jan 1900

 by Tarla Dalal
Gujarati oondhiya cooked in the original style and served in an earthen pot with delicious chutneys and sauces.
Aloo Aur Shakarkand Chaat
Recipe# 30937
23 Nov 14

 
by Tarla Dalal
A delicious snack that is sure to be enjoyed by all! potatoes are a favourite with most people. This recipe uses both potatoes and sweet potatoes. These are cut into large cubes and threaded onto skewers and brushed with oodles of butter. These are then grilled to perfection in a charcoal or electri ....
Faraali Pahadi Tikka (  Faraali Recipes)
Recipe# 32550
20 Feb 14

 by Tarla Dalal
An exotic recipe made using the traditional upvaas (fasting) ingredients – potatoes, kand, shakarkand and paneer. The minty marinade gives it an elegant touch that will remain fresh in your memory for long.
Healthy Oondhiya
Recipe# 3569
26 Nov 12

 by Tarla Dalal
Startling though it may seem, here is a wonderful and healthy modification of the famous festive Gujarati dish which is ordinarily loaded with oil. I've changed this recipe and cut down on the oil along with the invisible fat which you get from coconut. The methi muthias added to this recipe are ba ....
Sambhariyu Shaak ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 594
23 Nov 14

 by Tarla Dalal
Sambhariyu shaak is a traditional guajarati stuffed vegetable dish. This dish can be customised to your liking by using any vegetables that you and your family prefer. However, the vegetables are to be selected carefully to make sure they look good and get cooked evenly. Pressure cooking is the easi ....
Spicy Buttered Potatoes and Capsicum
Recipe# 32754
16 May 14

 by Tarla Dalal
Whether you decide to have this as a snack or as a starter, be assured it will do its job well! Spicy Buttered Potatoes and Capsicum is a dish that is guaranteed to pamper your taste buds with its buttery taste and mélange of textures, perked up with a touch of spices and herbs. Sweet potatoes g ....
Pressure Cooker Oondhiya
Recipe# 4337
16 May 13

 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A classic Gujarati recipe, of vegetables and fenugreek dumplings cooked in an aromatic blend of spices. This version is an easy and healthy way to make oondhiya.
Healthy Oondhiya
Recipe# 6429
23 Mar 14

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Usually oil-laden, this Gujarati favourite gets the healthy treatment through pressure-cooking and baking and replacing poha for high fat coconut!
Oondhiya ( Pressure Cooker )
Recipe# 33348
16 Feb 11

 
by Tarla Dalal
A classic Gujarati recipe, Oondhiya, with its exciting mix of veggies and spices, has withstood the test of time and become a hot favourite with many generations of Indians across the world. A colourful combination of vegetables and fenugreek-flavoured dum ....
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