How to make Cheesy Sweet Potato Fries -

Deep-fried sweet potato strips topped with cheese sauce and mozzarella cheese and gratinated

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Sweet potatoes (शक्करकंद), Processed cheese (प्रोसेस्ड चीज़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Cheesy Sweet Potato Fries

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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 : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheesy Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

  • Sweet potatoes peeled, cut into thick strips 3-4 medium

  • Processed cheese grated ¾ cup

  • Mozzarella cheese grated For topping

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Salt to taste

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespoon

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • mixed dried herbs ½ teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Blanch the sweet potatoes in sufficient salted water for 4-5 minutes. Transfer into a bowl of ice cold water; keep for some time and drain. Pat dry on a muslin cloth.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a pan. Deep-fry the strips till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 3

Sprinkle salt on them and set aside.

Step 4

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 5

Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add refined flour, mix and sauté for a minute.

Step 6

Add milk and cook till the mixture thickens stirring continuously. Add salt, crushed peppercorns, ½ teaspoon chili flakes and mixed herbs and mix well.

Step 7

Add processed cheese and mix till it melts.

Step 8

Transfer the sweet potato fries into a casserole. Pour the cheese sauce and top with mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle remaining chili flakes and crushed peppercorns, place the casserole in the preheated oven and let the cheese gratinate.

Step 9

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 www.sanjeevkapoor.com 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.