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Sweet Potato Halwa Served Hot!

  • Namrata Edward
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Sweet potatoes are one of those foods that score high on both the health and taste quotient. Rich in vitamin A, vitamin B6, manganese, copper and dietary fiber, these tubers are fairly versatile. It is perfectly suited for sweet and savory dishes.

Preparation

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes

Total Time

40 minutes

Ingredients

1/2 Kilo Sweet Potatoes

1/2 Cup Almonds (Soaked for 4-5 Hours)

1/2 cup Water

2-3 Tablespoons Date Paste

1 Pinch Green Cardamom Powder

2 teaspoons Roasted Almonds Or Cashews

1. Cook the sweet potatoes until soft. Peel and mash.

2. Grind soaked almonds with water to make a smooth paste.

3. Heat a saucepan/kadhai and cook the mashed sweet potatoes on low-medium heat for 7-8 minutes until it thickens. Mix frequently so that the mixture doesn’t stick to the bottom.

 4. Add the date paste and almond paste to the sweet potatoes and further cook for 4-5 minutes until thick and creamy. Add the cardamom powder. Garnish with roasted nuts.

AUTHOR

Namrata Edward Kshitij

I am a minimalist vegan on a budget and I share simple and practical tips on how to live a happy and fulfilling life as a vegan in India--without drilling a hole in your wallet. I had my reservations earlier, but going vegan was the best decision I made.

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