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Shakarkand Chiwda  Recipe

Crisply fried sweet potato snack with nuts and raisins.

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Preparation Time : 31-40 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Shakarkand Chiwda

Main Ingredients

Sweet potatoes, Oil





Level Of Cooking



  • Sweet potatoes grated
    4 medium
  • Oil
    to deep fry
  • Cashewnuts broken
  • Almonds sliced
  • Green chillies cut into thin strips, seeded
  • Raisins
    2 tablespoons
  • Dates seeded and chopped
  • Dry mango powder (amchur)
    1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Powdered sugar
    1 tablespoon
  • Salt
    to taste


Step 1

Soak the grated sweet potatoes in sufficient water for half an hour changing the water once. Drain and pat dry thoroughly on a towel. Heat sufficient oil in kadai.

Step 2

Drop handful of sweet potatoes in hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain onto an absorbent paper. Fry remaining sweet potatoes in same way. Set aside to cool.

Step 3

In the same oil deep-fry one after the other cashewnuts, almonds, green chillies and drain onto an absorbent paper. Set aside to cool. Combine all the fried ingredients in a bowl.

Step 4

Add raisins, dates, amchur, garam masala powder, powdered sugar, salt and mix well. When completely cooled, store in an airtight container.

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