Sweet potato kheer recipe (How to make sweet potato kheer)
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Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe (Shakarkadi ki Kheer)

Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe (Shakarkadi ki Kheer) - a kheer verity made with sweet potatoes, sugar and milk. It can be eaten during Hindu fasting days, vrat
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 298kcal
Author Kanan


  • 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



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

Making sweet potato kheer recipe:

  • Heat the ghee in a pan on medium heat.
  • Once hot add almonds and cashews. Fry till they are light brown in color.
  • Then drain the excess ghee and remove them into a small bowl or plate.
  • Now drain the water from sweet potato. In the remaining ghee, add that and mix.
  • Saute for 3-4 minutes. You will notice that it is starting to soften.
  • Now add milk and bring it to a simmer.
  • Continue simmering on low-medium heat for around 8-10 minutes or the milk is thickened.
  • Now add sugar. Mix and continue cooking for 3-4 minutes.
  • Now add saffron and cardamom powder. Mix and cook for a minute.
  • 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 a couple of minutes and then check again.
  • Then turn off the stove
  • add fried almond and cashews.


Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 33.3g | Protein: 10.8g | Fat: 15.1g | Saturated Fat: 7.5g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 259mg | Fiber: 2.7g | Sugar: 14.9g
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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