Thursday, July 26, 2012

SWEET POTATO IN JAGGERY SYRUP ( Vrat Ka Khana )



We make this on Ekadasi day.Thick slices of sweet potato cooked in cardamom flavored jaggery syrup or sugar syrup. I remember during my childhood grandma used to read out religious stories and we would listen while eating this sweet.

Ingredients:
Sweet potatoes ..... 2 ( select small ones)
Jaggery ................ 2-3 tbsps.
Salt ............ a pinch
Ghee ......... 1 tsp.
Cardamom powder ... 1/4 tsp

Method:
1. Wash and cut the sweet potato into half inch circles. Peel the skin ( it is easier to peel after slicing)
2. Heat the ghee and add the sweet potato. Stir fry and add one cup of water, jaggery, cardamom powder and a pinch of salt.
3. Simmer and cook until done.

26 comments:

  1. delicious sweet potato and jaggery combination

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  2. That is so very new and looks and sounds yumm too :)

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  3. Love the syrupy potatoes..yum

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  4. ohhh...droooooling here...perfect n tempting..

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  5. I am totally loving the idea..will try it!


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  6. Very new and interesting dish..lovely!

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  7. new to me.. very tempting..

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  8. great one - i think sweet plantain wld also work great

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    1. It may but that is already sweet isn't it ?

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  9. this is new to me looks interesting
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  10. new and interesting.. Love the juicy potato pieces!

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