Sweet Potato Masala Fry

Sweet Potato Masala Fry

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

Teena Mathew


  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


10 mins
  1. Blank step
    Add Photo

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

  2. Blank step
    Add Photo

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

  3. Blank step
    Add Photo

    Strain and keep aside.

  4. Blank step
    Add Photo

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

  5. Blank step
    Add Photo

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

  6. Blank step
    Add Photo

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

  7. Blank step
    Add Photo

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

  8. Blank step
    Add Photo

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

  9. Blank step
    Add Photo

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

  10. Blank step
    Add Photo

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

  11. Blank step
    Add Photo

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

  12. Blank step
    Add Photo

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

Add Step


Cooksnap placeholder

Have you cooked this recipe?

Share your version with a Cooksnap photo

Share your Cooksnap