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Sweet Potato Sabji - easy and quick side dish within 15 minutes. Anything with sweet potatoes is delicious with the natural sweetness and this sabji is an excellent side dish for both chapathi and rice. Sweet potatoes are such a nutrient rich vegetable. Try to include this vegetable in your diet for monthly, twice or thrice. 

Big sweet potatoes can be tough to cut, so make sure to use a sharp knife. Usually my husband helps me for all the cutting and chopping work. In this sabji also, he chopped the sweet potatoes uniformly in cubes. Cubed sweet potatoes work well for this sabji to mix evenly with the masala. The sweet potatoes can be boiled ahead of time and you can prepare this sabji within 10 minutes. Cooking sweet potatoes in a vessel full of boiling water is the perfect method for sabji and poriyal dishes. For sabji, the process is very simple. We have to saute onions and green chillies and then ground garlic cumin mixture is added. Then toss the boiled sweet potatoes with the mixture for a few minutes. Finally, lemon juice is added to give an additional flavour to the sabji. 


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Sweet Potato Sabji Recipe Details

Prep time : 15 minutes
Cook time : 15 minutes
Serves : 4
Category : side dish
Author : Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan


Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 green chilly
  • 8 to 10 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilly powder
  • few curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp urid dal
  • few curry leaves
  • few coriander leaves
  • half lemon
  • 3 tbsp oil

Cooking Directions

1. Rinse and scrub the sweet potatoes in water. Peel the skin with a peeler and then cut into even cubes.

2. Take large wide vessel with 6 to 8 cups of water. Allow the water to boil for 10 minutes. When the water starts to boil, add turmeric powder and salt. Carefully add the sweet potatoes to the boiling water.


 4. Now reduce the heat to low and boil the sweet potatoes until they are soft. 


 5. Drain the water and transfer the cooked sweet potatoes in a vessel.

6. Grind garlic cloves and cumin coarsely. 

7. Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard and urid dal. Allow them to crackle and add the green chillies. After a few seconds, add the chopped onions and saute well.

 

 8. When the onions turn soft, add the ground garlic cumin mixture. Saute well until the raw smell goes well. Add chilly powder and mix well.


 9. Now add the cooked sweet potatoes. Gently stir with the masala on low heat for 5 minutes. 

 
When all the sweet potatoes are incorporated well with the onion garlic mixture add lemon juice and turn off the heat. Finally add chopped coriander leaves and mix well. 
 


Quick, easy and healthy sweet potato sabji is ready to serve.  





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