Shakarkand ki Tikki

Sweet potato cakes pan seared. An interesting option other than potato especially during fasts This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Shakarkand ki Tikki

Main Ingredients Sweet potatoes (shakarkand), Fresh coriander leaves
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Shakarkand ki Tikki

  • 2 cups Sweet potatoes (shakarkand) , boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves , chopped
  • to taste Rock salt
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger green chilli paste
  • 1/4 cup Roasted peanut powder
  • 3 tablespo + for coating Arrowroot powder
  • for shallow frying Ghee
  • for garnishing Fresh coriander sprigs
  • to serve Green chutney


  1. Take sweet potatoes in a mixing bowl, add coriander leaves, rock salt, ginger-green
    chilli paste, peanut powder and arrowroot powder and mix well.
  2. Spread some arrowroot powder on a plate.
  3. Grease your palms with a little ghee, divide the mixture into equal portions, shape
    them into round tikkis and roll them in the arrowroot powder. Keep these tikkis on a plate.
  4. Heat some ghee in a non-stick pan, place the tikkis in it and shallow-fry, turning sides, till they are evenly golden brown and crisp on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Arrange them on a serving platter, garnish with coriander sprigs and serve hot with
    sweet yogurt and green chutney.