How to make Sweet Potato Cakes

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Hi Tea.

Main Ingredients : Sweet potato (शक्करकंद), Salt to taste

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Sweet Potato Cakes

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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 : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sweet Potato Cakes Recipe

  • Sweet potato peeled and grated 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • fresh parsley finely chopped 1 teaspoon for garnishing

  • fresh basil leaves finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • cornflour 2 tablespoons

  • eggs 2

  • Oil 1 teaspoon + for shallow frying


Step 1

Combine sweet potato, salt, garlic, 1 tsp chopped parsley, basil, onion, cornflour and 1 egg in a bowl. Mix well.

Step 2

Heat little oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 3

Divide sweet potato mixture into 8 equal portions and shape them into small cakes. Place them on the pan and shallow-fry till evenly golden from both the sides.

Step 4

Heat 1 tsp oil in another non-stick pan. Break remaining egg into it and cook sunny side-up.

Step 5

Place sweet potato cakes on a serving plate and put the sunny side-up on it. Garnish with little chopped parsley 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.