Walnut Crusted Sweet Potatoes Recipe - Sweet potatoes with an outer crust of walnuts.

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Main Ingredients : Sweet potatoes(शक्करकंद), Walnuts(अखरोट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snack

Walnut Crusted Sweet Potatoes

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!

 

Walnut Crusted Sweet Potatoes Recipe - how to make Walnut Crusted Sweet Potatoes

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Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients

  • Sweet potatoes 6 large

  • Walnuts shelled1 cup

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1/4 cup

  • Cinnamon powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to deep fry

Method

Step 1

Cook the sweet potatoes in boiling water till almost done. Drain and allow them to cool. Peel, cut into wedges and keep aside. Blend cornstarch in half a cup of water to make a thin batter. Grind walnuts to a coarse powder.

Step 2

Add cinnamon powder, pepper powder, castor sugar and salt and mix well. Spread out in a large plate. Dip potato wedges in cornstarch batter, then roll in walnut mix and refrigerate the same for an hour to give the crust some time to set.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry the walnut crusted potatoes till golden and crisp. Drain onto an absorbent paper and serve hot.

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