How to make Shakkarkand ke Pancakes -

Grated sweet potatoes make these pancakes more wholesome.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Sweet Potatoes (शक्करकंद), Refined Flour

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Shakkarkand ke Pancakes

Shakkarkand ke Pancakes Recipe Card


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!


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Shakkarkand ke Pancakes Recipe

  • Sweet Potatoes grated and soaked in water medium

  • Refined Flour 2 cups

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Cinnamon powder 1/4 tsp + for sprinkling

  • Soda bicarbonate 1/2 teaspoon

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Oil 4 teaspoons

  • Butter 4 teaspoons

  • Icing sugar as required

  • Honey as required



Step 1

Drain water from sweet potatoes and set aside.

Step 2

Whisk together refined flour, sugar, cinnamon powder, soda bicarbonate, milk and sufficient water to form a smooth batter of medium consistency. Add grated sweet potatoes and mix.

Step 3

Heat 1 tsp oil and 1 tsp butter on a non-stick tawa, pour a ladleful of batter and spread it evenly. Cook for 2-3 minutes or till the underside is golden. Flip, and cook on the other side for 2-3 minutes. Transfer onto a plate. Similarly, make all that pancakes.

Step 4

Transfer the pancakes onto a serving dish. Sprinkle some icing sugar and cinnamon powder. Drizzle some honey and serve hot.
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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.