Ingredient: sweet potato

Sweet potato brownies

I had made this brownies a couple of months ago for my kids snacktime. They love anything with chocolate and I promptly sneaked in some sweet potatoes making the brownies healthier. Walnuts give a nice crunch and chocolate just enhance the taste. They had a nice texture and were really delicious. Kids enjoyed and sweet potatoes imparts the necessary sweetness , So I have added very little sugar to it in the end.

 

Baked sweet potato fries – healthy snack for kids

Though I have tried better and interesting ways to consume sweet potatoes,especially by my kids, it really has not tempted us enough to make this in a regular basis. Years back , a friend had told me that sweet potatoes are really good for kids, like all moms, I am obsessed about feeding them to my kids. I buy them quite often. It lies in the refrigerator couple of days begging to be used and finally they get a chance. But this time , when I made this baked fries, it was enjoyed by us and kids equally and it…

 

Quick Sweet potato chaat – easy and healthy chaat recipes

We don’t really enjoy the sweet potatoes much as it tastes sweet and a vegetable being so sweet is somewhat unacceptable:). But they are really healthy especially for kids, So I do buy them quite regularly. I make a dry curry with it just adding some red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt. It does taste good. Last time, I made this chaat and we enjoyed it. My son is not too fond of it. But my daughter likes sweet potatoes as I have been feeding her mashed sweet potatoes since when she was around 8-9 months old and she…

 

Tamil new year/chithirai vishu recipes – Menu ideas for tamil new year/chitra vishu

Chithirai vishu or tamil new year is on 14th of april. I have compiled a few recipes whch you can try making on that day. Usually, at my place , also because its not a holiday, I don’t make an elaborate lunch. I usually make a rice variety with some sweet. So you can plan your menu according to the availability of time and the consumption. Simple tamil lunch idea- Click on this link for a simple lunch idea which you can make on the chitra vishu day. Also see a small description of chithirai vishu. You can also make…

 

Raagi and sweet potato pooris

School holidays are going on. We have taken a break from the the usual routine of waking up early and the same usual food of rice and dal for lunch and paratas for dinner etc. Its bit difficult to keep the kids engaged during the holidays, but I do find myself having some time left even after the usual chores. So you can find me posting more often nowadays.I have been doing a bit of baking too and also whipping up some yummy food for my kiddo. One more week left and the school reopens and I do have more…

 

Sweet potato halwa

This delicious Indian dessert maybe a “NO” for weight watchers, but why not indulge in this once in a way!!! My hubby’s colleague has this sweet almost everyday for the sole purpose of gaining weight. (weight is in term of muscular weight and provides a lot of energy). And my husband was quite curious to know how this particular thing tasted and wanted me to make it. I googled for the recipe and made it one fine evening. We enjoyed having it though feeling a little guilty about the amount of fat we were consuming. One convincing thing about this…

 

Sweet potato payasam recipe!!Happy b’day sis!!

It was my sister’s birthday last week. And though we are a few thousands miles away from each other, the day had to be celebrated from my side. After all she is one of the most important person in my life, my best friend. My kid sister, but has been like my mother. She does everything, what my mom would have done for me. She has a good sense of humour , so keeps everyone near her cheerful always. So this one is for you S. Happy birthday and may you acheive all the best’est’ things in life!!! Coming to…

 

Sweet potato parathas with tomato onion chutney- kids recipes

I have never tried anything with sweet potatoes.These are widely available and eaten during the shivrathri in the month of feb or march. I was googling for a recipe with sweet potato and was surprised to find its culinary use all over the world. Sweet potato pie, cakes ….and indian food like gulab jamuns,koftas,kababs etc and many more.. Anyway, I decided to make simple stuffed paratha with them. It definitely tasted different.It had a sweet taste and by adding the regular spices,made it a little spicy too. And for the side dish I usually prefer curd for any parathas. But…