How to make Sweet potato french fries -

Sweet potato slices cooked with cumin seeds, red chilli powder, black salt and served sprinkled with lemon juice

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Jayashree Joshi.

Main Ingredients : Sweet potatoes (शक्करकंद), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Sweet potato french fries

Sweet potato french fries 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sweet potato french fries Recipe

  • Sweet potatoes cut into ½ inch slices 250 grams

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped for garnish


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and saute for a minute. Add sweet potatoes pieces and stir well.

Step 2

Cover and cook for three to four minutes stirring occasionally. Add red chilli powder, black salt and cook for a minute.

Step 3

Add lemon juice and mix well.Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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