SWEET POTATO MASALA FRY
Sweet Potatoes are known as Shakarkhand in Hindi, Sihi Genasu in Kannada, Sakkarvalli Kilangu in Tamil, and Kannang in my mother tongue, Konkani.
Elsewhere in this blog, you will find recipes for dishes made with sweet potato such as:-
In addition to their distinctive flavor, we know that the sweet potatoes have several health benefits.
Today's recipe is for a side dish made with sweet potatoes in which the masala balances the inherent sweetness of the main ingredient. I have adapted this from Sweet Potato Masala Fry from Chef Sanjay Thumma of VahRehVah.com .
I have adjusted the spice levels to suit my needs.
- Sweet Potato, 500 gms
- Onion, 1
- Garlic Cloves, 4
- Cumin Seeds, 1 tsp
- Mustard Seeds, 1/2 tsp
- Black Gram Dal ( Urad Dal), 1 tbsp
- Turmeric Powder, 1/2 tsp
- Green Chillies, 2
- Curry Leaves, 2 sprigs
- Chilli Powder, 1 tsp
- Salt, to taste
- Oil, 2 tbsp