Basic information

Name: Savoury mashed sweet potato patties

Yield: 4

Categories vegetables



 3 medium
 Sweet potatoes
 3 Tbs
 Ground almonds or cashews
 3 Tbs
 Ground sunflower seeds
 3 Tbs
 Grated coconut
 3 Tbs
 Chick pea flour
 1/2 tsp
 1/2 tsp
 1 tsp
 1 tsp
 1 Tbs
 Maple sugar
 Ghee for frying


Boil the sweet potatoes for 20 to 30 minutes or until tender. Drain & peel while still warm. Mash.

Mix in all the remaining ingredients except the ghee. Knead till thoroughly blended. Divide into 8 portions.

Wash & dry hands & then rub with oil. Roll each ball in your hands & then flatten into a patty.

Brush with ghee a griddle or skillet. Over the lowest heat possible, heat the ghee & then fry the patties for 15 to 20 minutes each side until a crisp reddish brown crust forms. Serve hot.

Yamuna Devi, "The Art of Indian Vegetarian Cooking"