Shakarkandi ki Chaat – Shakarkandi ki chaat or sweet potato chaat is a very healthy snack. It is filling, full of fiber, packed with nutrients and yummy to eat. We all are aware of the health benefits of shakarkandi/ sweet potato.
Sweet potato/Shakarkandi is a good source of vitamin A and Vitamin C, minerals and Iron.
Full of fiber these are really light on the stomach and good for digestion.
These go really well with soup so rather than taking bread rolls or croutons with soup you should opt for sweet potato/Shakarkandi.
You can have them boiled, baked or pan-fried. They are yummy in any way you eat them.
After eating lots of sweets and fried snacks on Diwali these are like a blessing to overworked stomach.
Even on Sundays when we are not very hungry we just prefer boiled shakarkandi and soup and skip dinner.
How to make Shakarkandi ki Chaat
Preparation time: 5 minutes
cooking time: 3-4 minutes + 5 minutes
3-4 shakarkandi/sweet potato
1 tbsp olive oil
juice of 1 lemon
kaala namak/ black salt to taste
¼ tsp black pepper powder
¼ tsp bhuna jeera /roasted cumin powder
1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves
To make Shakarkandi ki Chaat
Wash shakarkandi properly and pressure cook for 3-4 minutes (one whistle). We do not want it to become mushy just soft. After cooling down peel them and cut cubes.
Heat oil in a pan and fry shakarkandi on both sides lightly. Take off the flame.
Add all the other ingredients and serve immediately.
You can add green chutney and tamarind chutney also if you like.