Sweet potato kheer recipe

Sweet potato kheer recipe – As the name says, It is made from sweet potato. Milk and sugar is used just like any other kheer recipe.

Sweet potato kheer recipe (How to make sweet potato kheer)

Since this vegetable has already slightly sweet taste, we will be adding very little sugar.

Sweet potato is called shakarkandi in Hindi and so this recipe called shakarkandi kheer.

This is one of the tuber vegetables. So it is allowed during the Hindu fasting or vrat. So this kheer can be consumed during the vrat. When it comes to sweet potato, I usually prefer just plain, boiled or steam one. On occasion I make sweets like this kheer or halwa, ladoo.

During this cooking process, grated sweet potato will cooked till it gets really soft. So while eating, the grated pieces will melt in your mouth.

Check out other kheer recipes for vrat
Sabudana sweet potato kheer  //  Sabudana kheer  //  Lauki kheer  //  Vrat ke chawal ki kheer


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1) First scrub and wash the sweet potato well. Then peel the skin,

2) Now using box grater start grating it. Keep the grated sweet potato into the bowl of cold water till needed.Alternately you can use food processor for grating job.
Sweet potato kheer recipe (How to make sweet potato kheer)

3) Heat the ghee in a pan on medium heat. Once hot add almonds and cashews. Fry till they are light brown in color.

4) Then drain the excess ghee and remove them into a small bowl or plate.
Sweet potato kheer recipe (How to make sweet potato kheer)

5) Now drain the water from sweet potato. In the remaining ghee, add that and mix.

6) Saute for 3-4 minutes. You will notice that it is starting to soften.
Sweet potato kheer recipe (How to make sweet potato kheer)

7) Now add milk and bring it to a simmer.

8) Continue simmering on low-medium heat for around 8-10 minutes or the milk is thickened.
Sweet potato kheer recipe (How to make sweet potato kheer)

9) Milk is thickened but still not the right kheer consistency. When you take a ladleful of it and pour it back. You will notice that milk and sweet potato stay separated.

10) Now add sugar.
Sweet potato kheer recipe (How to make sweet potato kheer)

11) Mix and continue cooking for 3-4 minutes.

12) Now add saffron and cardamom powder. Mix and cook for a minute.
Sweet potato kheer recipe (How to make sweet potato kheer)

13) Now check the kheer consistency. When you take ladleful and pour it back, you will see both will fall together, no more separation. This is perfect. If yours is not like this, continue cooking for couple of minute and then check again.

14) Then turn off the stove and add fried almond and cashews.
Sweet potato kheer recipe (How to make sweet potato kheer)

You can serve this kheer warm. Or let it come to room temperature and then chill in the fridge and serve.

Serving suggestion: Enjoy this as a dessert after your meal. During Navratri vrat or upvas, this kheer can be consumed as a sweet.

Sweet potato kheer recipe (How to make sweet potato kheer)

Sweet potato kheer recipe (How to make sweet potato kheer)
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Sweet potato kheer recipe

US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Yield 2 servings
Calories 298 kcal
Author Kanan

Ingredients (1 cup = 240 ml)

  • 1 tablespoon Ghee (clarified butter)
  • 5-6 Almonds chopped or sliced
  • 5-6 Cashew nuts chopped
  • 1 medium or 1 ¼ cup Sweet potatoes peeled, grated
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 3-4 tablespoons Sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon Green cardamom seeds powder
  • 2-3 strands Saffron optional

Instructions

Preparation:

  1. First scrub and wash the sweet potato well. Then peel the skin,
  2. Now using box grater start grating it. Keep the grated sweet potato into the bowl of cold water till needed.
  3. Alternately you can use food processor for grating job.

Making sweet potato kheer recipe:

  1. Heat the ghee in a pan on medium heat.
  2. Once hot add almonds and cashews. Fry till they are light brown in color.
  3. Then drain the excess ghee and remove them into a small bowl or plate.
  4. Now drain the water from sweet potato. In the remaining ghee, add that and mix.
  5. Saute for 3-4 minutes. You will notice that it is starting to soften.
  6. Now add milk and bring it to a simmer.
  7. Continue simmering on low-medium heat for around 8-10 minutes or the milk is thickened.
  8. Now add sugar. Mix and continue cooking for 3-4 minutes.
  9. Now add saffron and cardamom powder. Mix and cook for a minute.
  10. Now check the kheer consistency. When you take ladleful and pour it back, you will see both will fall together, no more separation. This is perfect.
  11. If yours is not like this, continue cooking for couple of minute and then check again.
  12. Then turn off the stove
  13. add fried almond and cashews.

Notes

*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet potato kheer recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 298 Calories from Fat 136
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.1g 23%
Saturated Fat 7.5g 38%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 145mg 6%
Potassium 259mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 33.3g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 11%
Sugars 14.9g
Protein 10.8g 22%
Vitamin A 376%
Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 24%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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