Sweet Potato/Shakarkandi

Sweet Potato/Shakarkandi

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500 gm


Overview

 

Sweet potato, also known as shakarkandi in India, is mostly eaten during winters and is also a favourite Indian fasting food.

Sweet potato is a root vegetable and belongs to the Convolvulaceae family.

It is also a famous street food in India and is served in roasted or boiled form.

 

Nutritional Profile

 

  • Sweet potatoes are rich sources of antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin B, fibers, and carbohydrates.
  • A cup of sweet potato (200 grams) provides 769% of vitamin A.

 

Health Benefits

 

  • The high fibre content of sweet potato helps to maintain a healthy digestive system.
  • The presence of vitamin B in high quantities in sweet potato ensures a good mental health and healthy cell activity.

 

Recipes

 

1. Sweet Potato Pancakes

 

Ingredients: 1 cup puree of sweet potato, 2 eggs, ½ cup milk, 2 tbsp maple syrup (Optional), 1 tsp vanilla extract, half cup whole wheat flour, ½ tsp baking powder, ½ Tsp cinnamon, and a pinch of salt

 

Cooking Steps: Mix all the ingredients well to form a paste. Brush the pan with oil and cook the paste in the form of pancakes. The delicious sweet potato pancakes are ready to get served.

 

2. Tornado Sweet Potato

 

Ingredient: Sweet potato, melted butter, ¾ cup vegetarian parmesan, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 Tsp cumin powder, 1 Tsp paprika, and 1 Tsp chilli powder

 

Cooking Steps: Poke holes in a sweet potato with a fork and microwave it for 2-3 minutes. Put a stick inside the microwaved sweet potato vertically and cut it in a spiral form. Brush it with butter. Mix all the spices and dust them thoroughly on sweet potatoes. Bake it at 200 degrees C for 50 minutes. Tornado Sweet potato is ready to be eaten.