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

Sweet Potato Masala FryThis is a hot and sweet Indian side dish that goes well with Plain Paratha, Phulka and Rice

Summary

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  • Courseside dish
  • Cuisineindian
  • Yield3 servings 3 serving
  • Cooking Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time10 minutesPT0H10M

Ingredients

Sweet potato 
200gms
Garlic
3 pods
Cumin seed
1/2 teaspoon
Dried red chili
2 numbers
Curry Leaf 
sprigs 2
Mustard seed -
1/4 teaspoon
Salt
to taste
Chili powder
1/4 teaspoon
Turmeric powder
1/8 teaspoon
Green chili
1 number
Urad dal
1 teaspoon
Water
1.5 cups
Oil
1.5 tablespoons
Small Onion
1

Steps

  1. Wash and peel the sweet potato. Cut into small cubes.
  2. Boil the sweet potato with a couple of pinches of salt until cooked through.
  3. Strain and keep aside.
  4. Chop onion ( need not be finely diced). Cut the green chilli into 2 and then slit each half.
  5. 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. In a heated fry pan, pour oil and add in the mustard seeds.
  7. Once the mustard seeds splutter, add dried red chilli and sauté for 5 seconds.
  8. Add urad dal and fry until they turn light brown. Add in the green chilli and curry leaves and fry for a minute.
  9. Add chopped onion. Sauté for a minute and add the crushed cumin and garlic and cook for another 3 minutes.
  10. Add chilli powder and turmeric powder and sauté for a minute.
  11. Add the cooked(boiled) sweet potato. Sprinkle salt as per your taste.
  12. Fry until the sweet potato turns light brown on the sides.