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Aug 27, 2023

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Sweet Potato Masala Recipe
Looking for a healthy and tasty sweet potato recipe that you can make in less than 30 minutes? Look no further, This spicy sweet potato recipe is perfect for a quick and easy side dish or serve as a healthy snack recipe. This healthy and tasty side dish is perfect for any meal, and it'll leave you feeling energized and full for long time Sweet Potato Masala Recipe
We often include sweet potato in our diet and the Sweet Potato Tikki is our all time favorite. I also like to include Sweet Potato Raita in my lunch. We mostly buy the Garnet Sweet Potato variety but this time V bought Japanese Sweet Potato. This variety of sweet potato is mildly sweet, thick and the texture was similar to regular potato. So, tried making a Sweet Potato masala and served as a side for Rasam & Rice. Spicy Sweet Potato Masala turned out tasty and we all liked it so much. If you are looking for a healthy and tasty sweet potato recipe, here's the easy recipe...

Spicy Sweet Potato Recipe

Spicy Sweet Potato Masala Recipe
Prep Time :  20 Minutes | Cook Time : 10 Minutes
Recipe Category : Sides | Serves :  3


  1. Japanese Sweet Potato   2 Cup (Cooked & Chopped)
  2. Onion    1 medium(chopped)
  3. Green Chilli   2(finely chopped)
  4. Curry leaves     1 sprig
  5. Chilli Powder    1 tsp
  6. Turmeric powder   1/4 tsp
  7. Salt     to taste
  8. Cilantro     2 tbsp(finely chopped)
  9. Shredded Coconut   1 Tbsp
  10. Oil / Coconut oil    2 tbsp
  11. Mustard seeds    1/2 tsp
  12. Urad dal    1/2 tbsp


  • Wash and Sweet Potato into 3 or 4 pieces and put it in a pressure cooker add enough water, 1/2 tsp salt and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles or steam cook until it is cooked soft(20 Minutes).
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds allow to pop and then add urad dal and fry till golden brown.
  • Then add chopped onions, green chillies & curry leaves(if using) and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • After that add chopped sweet potato, 1/2 tsp salt and turmeric powder and stir fry well.
  • Then add chilli powder and saute till the masala mixes well and cook covered for a minute. 
  • Open the lid, Stir fry nicely and add shredded coconut and mix well then add chopped cilantro mix well and switch off the stove.
  • If needed, squeeze few drops of lemon juice, mix well and serve hot.

Sweet Potato Masala

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