Daily Archives: May 26, 2015

Sweet Potato Chaat ( Shakarkandi chaat )

Sweet Potato Chaat ( Shakarkandi chaat )

In Delhi we  get sweet potato chaat especially during winters. Chaat is a common term used for savory spicy road side food in India.

Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

  1.  They are high in vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin D, iron, magnesium and potassium.

  2.  There are versatile. Try them roasted, puréed, steamed, baked, or grilled.

  3. Sweet Potatoes Can eat during fasting also.

4 They are good source of fiber.


  1. 4 sweet potato boiled

  2. Juice of ½ lemon or to taste

  3. ½ teaspoon chaat masala

  4. ½ teaspoon coriander chutney

  5. ¼ teaspoon black salt

  6. ⅛ teaspoon red chili powder


  1. Boil  sweet potato .It’s done when you are able to insert a knife easily inside it. You can also roast them in oven.

  2. Peel and chop the sweet potatoes into small cubes.

  3. Transfer them to the serving plate.

  4. Drizzle coriander chutney all over.

  5. Sprinkle chaat masala, red chili powder and black salt.

  6. Squeeze in the juice of half lemon.

7  Garnish with chopped coriander or lettuce  leaves.




Mango Pickle

This is my mum’s recipe.

Hing ka achar


  1. 500 gm green mangoes
  2. 2 tsp salt
  3. Chilli powder to taste
  4. Hing


  1. Peel and slice mangoes into small pieces.
  2. Add salt and Hing.
  3. keep them overnight.
  4. Next day spread them on a towel and leave in the sun  to dry a little.
  5.  Don’t throw salty water.
  6. In salty water add all ingredients. Mix well.
  7. Mix all ingredients thoroughly and fill the jars.
  8. Keep on a sunny window  for 10-12 days.
  9. Ths pickle can get mouldy, if kept outside the fridge for long. So store in the fridge.
  10. For more pickle recipies you can check  my Amla Pickle.