Sweet Potato Halwa By kamalan


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Sweet potato halwa or a sweet dish prepared from sweet potatoes or shakarkand. The skinned and grated shakarkand are cooked with ghee and sugar and then served with chopped nuts and elaichi powder as garnish. A tasty and healthy energy rich farali recipe.

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Sweet Potato Halwa By kamalan recipe - How to make Sweet Potato Halwa By kamalan

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Ingredients :
250 gms sweet potatoes (shakarkand)
2 tbsp ghee
2 tbsp sugar
a handful of cashewnuts (kaju)
a handful of raisins (kismis)

Method :

    Method :
  1. Pressure cook the sweet potatoes.
  2. Let it cool.
  3. Then peel the sweet potatoes, and mash them.
  4. Heat ghee in a kadai, fry the kaju and kismis and keep aside.
  5. To this ghee, add the mashed sweet potato.
  6. This in it self is sweet. so no need to add sugar(especially, when you fast you dont feel like having sweets).
  7. But you are fond of sweets, add the optional sugar.
  8. Keep stirring, for 10 15 mins.
  9. Get off the flame and add the fried kaju and kismis.
  10. Serve hot with sabudana wada.

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This recipe was contributed by kamalan on 08 Nov 2001

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