Sweet Potato Masala Fry
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Sweet Potato Masala Fry

This is a hot and sweet Indian side dish that goes well with Plain Paratha, Phulka and Rice

Teena Mathew

Ingredients

3-serving
  1. 200 gms Sweet potato
  2. 3 pods Garlic
  3. 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seed
  4. 2 numbers red chili Dried
  5. 2 sprigs Curry Leaf
  6. 1/4 teaspoon Mustard seed -
  7. to taste Salt
  8. 1/4 teaspoon Chili powder
  9. 1/8 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  10. 1 number Green chili
  11. 1 teaspoon Urad dal
  12. 1.5 cups Water
  13. 1.5 tablespoons Oil
  14. 1 Onion small

Method

10 mins
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    Wash and peel the sweet potato. Cut into small cubes.

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    Boil the sweet potato with a couple of pinches of salt until cooked through.

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    Strain and keep aside.

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    Chop onion (need not be finely diced). Cut the green chilli into 2 and then slit each half.

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    Using a mortar and pestle to crush cumin seeds. Add the peeled garlic pods and crush along with the cumin seeds and keep aside.

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    In a heated fry pan, pour oil and add in the mustard seeds.

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    Once the mustard seeds splutter, add dried red chilli and sauté for 5 seconds.

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    Add urad dal and fry until they turn light brown. Add in the green chilli and curry leaves and fry for a minute.

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    Add chopped onion. Sauté for a minute and add the crushed cumin and garlic and cook for another 3 minutes.

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    Add chilli powder and turmeric powder and sauté for a minute.

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    Add the cooked(boiled) sweet potato. Sprinkle salt as per your taste.

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    Fry until the sweet potato turns light brown on the sides.

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