Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe – A healthy answer to your sweet cravings

Ayurveda Nutrition Trivia

  • Sweet potatoes are one of vegetables that are Indigenous to India and are mentioned in the ancient texts , they pacify all three doshas and increase satva in the body
  • Sweet potatoes are highly Nutritious and are a great source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
    • They are known to Promote Gut Health.
    • they are rich in antioxidants and both soluble and insoluble dietary fiber

Ayurvedic Cooking Recipe

1 pinch Saffron soaked in 1 tbsp milk

1/2 cup ghee

2 cups Finely grated sweet potatoes

8 cups milk 

1 tsp Kalonji ( Nigella Seeds)

1 tsp Sesame seeds

2 green cardamom

1/2 tsp grated ginger (optional)

1 cup jaggery powder


Soak the saffron in 1 tbsp of milk for 10 mins.

Peel and wash sweet potatoes, grate finely

Heat a large wok, add the ghee.

Saute the grated sweet potatoes for till they turn light brown and fragrant

Pour the milk over the sweet potatoes slowly, stirring continuously.

Add the Kalonji seeds, sesame seeds, cardamom, soaked saffron and jaggery powder

Keep stirring as the kheer thickens to keep it from stickingCook for about 5-10 minutes at a gentle boil.

Turn off the heat and cover until ready to serveServe hotGarnish with diced almonds / cashews (optional)


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Published by Dr Tanya Malhotra

Best-seller Ayurvedic Author, I practice Ayurveda to its authentic core, in my daily life , with the food i cook , with the patients i see and with what i live for, this blog is all about the highlights of living an ayurveda life.

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