How to make Sweet Potato Mille Feuille with Cheese Sauce -

Layers of Sweet Potato Rosti and Falafel served with delicious cheese sauce.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Sweet potato (शक्करकंद), Tomato-basil sauce

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian


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Sweet Potato Mille Feuille with Cheese Sauce

Sweet Potato Mille Feuille with Cheese Sauce 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sweet Potato Mille Feuille with Cheese Sauce Recipe

  • Sweet potato

  • Tomato-basil sauce as required

  • Cherry tomatoes 7-8

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves 4-5

  • Olive oil 2 teaspoons

  • Sweet potatoes grated 2 cups

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Sunflower oil 1 teaspoon

  • Sweet potato falafel

  • Boiled and mashed sweet potato 2 cups

  • Chickpeas (kabuli chana) boiled 1 cup

  • Water chestnuts 1 cup

  • Garlic cloves, minced 5-6

  • Chopped fresh coriander leaves 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 1 tablespoon

  • Roasted cumin seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Dried cranberries 1/2 cup

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • Sweet potato filling:

  • Boiled and cubed sweet potatoes 1 cup

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh cream 1/2 tablespoon

  • Chopped fresh coriander leaves 1 tablespoon

  • Cheese sauce:

  • Philadelphia cheese 100 grams

  • Cheese spread 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh cream 2-3

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 2 teaspoons

  • Cajun spice 1 1/2 teaspoons


Step 1

To make sweet potato rosti, wash and squeeze grated sweet potato to remove as much moisture and starch as possible. Add crushed peppercorns and mix well.

Step 2

Heat ghee and sunflower oil in a non-stick pan. Add sweet potato mixture and gently push down to make a compact cake, using the back of the spoon. Fry the rosti for 5 minutes on each side or till it turns golden and crisp on both sides. Sprinkle salt and remove from heat. Drain on absorbent paper, cut into rectangles and set aside.

Step 3

To make sweet potato falafel, grind together the water chestnuts and chickpeas into a coarse mixture.

Step 4

Take the mashed sweet potatoes in a bowl. Add the ground mixture, garlic, chopped coriander, salt, crushed peppercorns, chilli flakes, cumin seeds and cranberries. Mix well. Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into medium size patties or falafels.

Step 5

Heat some oil in a non-stick pan. Place the falafels on it and shallow-fry till golden and evenly done from both sides. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside.

Step 6

To make sweet potato filling, heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté for half a minute. Add red chilli flakes, sweet potatoes and toss to mix.

Step 7

Add salt and mix well. Add cream, mix well and switch off heat. Add chopped coriander and mix well. Set aside.

Step 8

To make cheese sauce, combine Philadelphia cheese, cheese spread, cream, salt, chilli flakes and Cajun spice in a bowl and mix well.

Step 9

Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add cherry tomatoes and grill till done. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 10

To serve, spread a spoonful of the tomato-basil sauce on a serving plate. Place a rosti on it. Top with falafels and pipe out some cheese sauce on top. Place another rosti on top and top with sweet potato filling. Put another rosti on top and place a cheese sauce quennel on top. Garnish with a coriander sprig. Tear some lettuce leaves and place on the side of the mille feuille. Put grilled cherry tomatoes in it and serve immediately.

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