sweet potato podimas


Sweet potato                    5

Green chilly                        3 to 4

Ginger                                    small piece

Curry leaf                            1 strip

Hing                                        liberal pinch

Cooking oil                         3 tbsp

Mustard                                ¼ spoon

Urad dal                               ¼ spoon

Chana dal                            ¼ spoon

Coconut                               ½ cup

Coconut oil                         1 spoon

Salt                                         as required


  • Cook the sweet potatoes, peel off skin and cut into small pieces of any shape.
  • Chop green chilies, curry leaves and ginger finely.
  • Heat cooking oil, add mustard, urad dal and chana dal.
  • Add hing, curry leaves, green chilies and ginger.
  • Sauté for a minute and add the cooked sweet potato cuts.
  • Add salt and mix and sauté well for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Switch off burner, add scrapped coconut and coconut oil.

Excellent in taste and goes well with any rice dish.

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