How to make Chass Payelo Sakarkand -

Deep fried sweet potatoes in sugar and jaggery syrup.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Sweet potatoes (शक्करकंद), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Chass Payelo Sakarkand

Chass Payelo Sakarkand 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chass Payelo Sakarkand Recipe

  • Sweet potatoes 2 long

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 1 cup

  • Green cardamom 1/2 teaspoon

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Ghee to deep fry


Step 1

Boil sweet potatoes and de-skin when cool. Cut each horizontally into two and slice each half into one-inch diamonds. Place the sugar and jaggery in a saucepan with one cup of water. Add green cardamom seeds and cook till both sugar and jaggery dissolve.

Step 2

Stir mixture on low heat till it starts to boil and thickens. Remove from fire and add vanilla essence. Heat sufficient ghee in a frying pan and fry sweet potatoes till golden.

Step 3

Remove with a perforated spoon and put sweet potatoes directly into the syrup. Shake the pan and allow the sweet potatoes to absorb the warm syrup. Serve immediately.

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