Shakarkandi kheer -Sweetpotato pudding

Shakarkandi or sweet potato has always been a part of Indian cuisine.It is a great source of Vitamin A & C. Shakarkandi kheer -Sweetpotato pudding is an easy recipe.It is a nice way to incorporate sweet potato into your diet.

We use a lot of tubers during Navratre and other festive fasting.Fasting has always been a part of our heritage.During religious fasting,Hindus eat gluten-free flours.On these days we eat only dairy, fruit and some tubers.We also use minimal spices and nuts.

This pudding is for the fit and those on the move.It also takes less time to make this dessert. You also need less added sugar.Healthier since it is a tuber and not a grain.It is also a nice way of feeding kids tuber.

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Shakarkandi kheer -Sweet potato kheer
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Shakarkandi kheer -Sweet potato kheer


  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 2 cup grated sweet potato shredded
  • 3 cup full fat milk
  • 3-4 tbsp sugar
  • Pinch of cardamom /elaichi


  1. Heat ghee in a pan,add grated sweet potato to it.
  2. Roast it for 10 minutes on low flame.
  3. Once roasted, add milk and let it boil on low flame.
  4. Now add sugar and a pinch of cardamom.
  5. Continue to simmer on a low flame for 20-25 or until milk is reduced by half.
  6. Turn off the heat,serve chilled.

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