How to make Shakkarkand Chaat -

Sweet potatoes toss in chutney and lemon juice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Sweet potatoes (शक्करकंद), Cumin seeds (जीरा)

Cuisine : Uttar Pradesh

Course : Snacks and Starters

Shakkarkand Chaat

Shakkarkand Chaat 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Shakkarkand Chaat Recipe

  • Sweet potatoes 6-8 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 3-4 cloves

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/4 cup

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 1/4 cup

  • Black salt (kala namak) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium


Step 1

Peel and cut sweet potatoes into half inch sized cubes. Dry roast cumin seeds and grind to a fine powder. Grind garlic, green chillies, coriander leaves and mint leaves to a fine paste.

Step 2

Mix together cooked sweet potato cubes, ground paste, roasted cumin powder, black salt, salt, crushed peppercorns, lemon juice and chopped onion. Toss well and serve at room temperature.

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