Sweet Potato (shakkarkandi) Laddu

Sweet Potato Laddu is a delicious and simple recipe to make. Everyone is sure to ask for seconds.

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Preparation Time: 
15 minutes
Cooking Time: 
45 minutes


Sweet Potatoes – 2 Cups (boiled and mashed)
Sugar – ¾ Cup (add or less as per your taste)
Grated Coconut – 3 tbsp (for filling) + 1 tbsp (for garnishing)
Green Cardamom Powder – ½ tsp
Almonds & Cashews – 2 tbsp (coarsely crushed)
Raisins – 10 to 15
Ghee – ¼ Cup
Heat ghee in a non-sticky pan. Add mashed sweet potatoes and sauté for 12-15 mins.
Add grated coconut, green cardamom powder, almonds & cashews, raisins and sugar. Mix well.
Keep stirring until the mixture comes together as a single mass
When the mixture is still warm, shape them into small balls.
Put grated coconut in a plate and roll the balls over it.
Place them in the fridge for 10-15 mins and serve.