Shakarkandi ki chaat

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Shakarkandi ki chaat
Shakarkandi ki chaat or sweet potato chaat is a very healthy snack. It is filling, full of fibre, packed with nutrients and yummy to eat. We all are aware of the health benefits of shakarkandi.
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Sweet potato/Shakarkandi is a good source of vitamin A and Vitamin C, minerals and Iron.
Full of fibre these are really light on stomach and good for digestion.
sweet potato

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.

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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 imnutes
serves 2

3-4 shakarkandi/sweet potato
1 tbsp olive oil
juice of 1 lemon
kaala namak/ black salt to taste
ΒΌ tsp black pepper powder
ΒΌ tsp bhuna jeera /roasted cumin powder
1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves

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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.Β After cooling down peel them and cut cubes.

Heat oil in a pan and fry shakarkandi on both sides lightly. Take off the flame.

roast shakarkandi

Add all the other ingredients and serve immediately.
You can add green chutney and tamarind chutney also if you like.
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Shakarkandi ki chaat


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10 Responses to Shakarkandi ki chaat

  1. Oh this is so simple, even I can pull it off πŸ™‚ Thanks Nidhi as always πŸ˜‰
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  2. Obsessivemom says:

    These look so scrumptious. I’ve never tried cooking sweet potato at all. Must give it a shot for the kids.

  3. Disha says:

    This looks yumm. Will try it, hope hubby likes it πŸ™‚
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  4. Swapna says:

    Your pictures always make me hungry Nidhi and given my waistline that’s not good. <3
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  5. Hemapriya says:

    Thanks for this recipe, my son doesn’t like steamed or boiled sweet potatoes, this sounds very easy and tasty too, will try it πŸ™‚

    • Nidhi says:

      Same was the case with my kiddos Hema. Now after having this chaat they have started eating boiled too as they have developed a taste for it.

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