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sweet potato halwa or shakarkandi halwa or Shakarkhand Halwa step by step recipe

I normally have boiled sweet potato as snack. In Singapore we get different types of sweet potato. I love the Purple one but sometime it can be very dry or lot of fiber in it. Since I normally buy from regular vegetable shop in the wet market near my place she advice me when it is really good (so nice of her). But the white variety is always good. In India my mum used to do ladoo / laddu with it. I got the recipe from my mum it will on my blog soon. Today great-secret-of-life also moved to it's much overdue its own domain. Thanks for all your great support
Sweet Potato - 2 medium size
Sugar - 3-4 tablespoon ( I have used brown sugar and adjust to your sweetness and sweet potato sweetness)
Ghee - 1 teaspoon
Cardamom - 1/4 teaspoon
Broken Nuts (of your preference) Cashew or Almonds - 2 teaspoon ( I have used Almond)


Cook the Sweet Potato. Peel the skin and mash it
Heat the kada and add ghee fry the nuts till it is brown. Keep it aside. In the same kada add mashed sweet potato. Fry for a min. Add Sugar and mix well. Let it Fry till Sugar is fully incorporated ( about 5 mins). Add cardamom powder and mix well. Add fried nuts and mix well. Cook for another 5-7 mins till ghee leaves it. Switch it off and serve hot / cold / warm. 
This can last for 2-3 days in the fridge.

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  1. Sounds inviting,will try it soon..Bookmarked dear.

  2. congrats,halwa looks sooo nice!!

  3. A healthy snack for kids.loved it.

  4. Congrats for your new domain...never tried halwa with sweet potato..interesting dish..looks so good..

  5. super soft and melt in mouth halwa :) looks super yummy dear !!

  6. Congrats Veena, halwa looks delicious...

  7. very interesting n nice cliks..looks so lovely..

  8. a new thing for me.. congrats on the domain...

  9. wow..i love sweet potato..halwa with sweet potato calls me...awesome...

  10. congrats on the new domain, halwa looks yummy.

  11. Halwa looks yummy!
    Congrats on moving to your own domain!

  12. Not a fan of sweet potato. But looks yummy in this recipe.

  13. That's a tempting idea, looks yum !

  14. Never tried halwa with sweet potato, bookmarking.


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