How to make Shakkarkand aur Palak ki Sabzi -

Sweet potatoes cooked with spinach, chickpeas and masalas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Sweet potatoes (शक्करकंद), Spinach Puree (पालक की प्यूरी )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Shakkarkand aur Palak ki Sabzi

Shakkarkand aur Palak ki Sabzi 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 : 4-5 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Shakkarkand aur Palak ki Sabzi Recipe

  • Sweet potatoes boiled and peeled 2 medium

  • Spinach Puree 2 cups

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Garlic cloves 7-8

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Chickpeas boiled and peeled 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger strips for garnishing


Step 1

Quarter onion and put it in mixer jar. Add garlic. Roughly chop green chillies and add and grind to a fine paste.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and let them change colour. Add ground paste and sauté till lightly browned.

Step 3

Add spinach puree and ¼ cup water and mix well.

Step 4

Cut sweet potatoes into big cubes and add to the pan and mix well. Add chickpeas and mix well. Add salt and garam masala powder and mix well. Cook till the mixture thickens.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with ginger strips and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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