How to make Broccoli and Sweet Potato Cakes -

A savoury cake made with broccoli and sweet potatoes – an unusual combination indeed.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Broccoli (ब्रोक्ली/ विलायती गोभी), Sweet potatoes (शक्करकंद)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Broccoli and Sweet Potato Cakes

Broccoli and Sweet Potato Cakes Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Broccoli and Sweet Potato Cakes Recipe

  • Broccoli finely chopped 1 cup

  • Sweet potatoes boiled and peeled, 2 medium

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic cloves chopped 2-3

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Red chilli flakes to taste

  • Parmesan cheese powder 2 tablespoons

  • Bread crumbs ¼ cup

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, grate the sweet potatoes, chilli flakes, crushed black peppercorns, and salt and parmesan cheese and combine well. Set aside.

Step 2

For the broccoli mixture, heat oil in a nonstick pan and add garlic and sauté for a minute or till its light brown in colour.

Step 3

Add the onion and a pinch of salt and sauté till the onions are light brown in colour. Add the broccoli, lower the heat and cook for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat.

Step 4

Combine the broccoli and the sweet potato mixtures, add breadcrumbs and combine well.

Step 5

Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape into tikkis.

Step 6

Heat oil in a shallow nonstick pan, and fry the tikkis for 1-2 minutes on each side.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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