Shakkarkandi tikkis/ Sweet Potato

How to make Shakkarkandi tikkis/ Sweet Potato Cutlets:

Shakkarkandi tikkis/Sweet Potatoe Cutlets is an excellent source of various minerals, vitamins, and fibers that are quite beneficial for the overall health. This starchy yet sweet-tasting root has a thick skin from outside with a coloured pulp inside.

Shakkarkandi tikkis/Sweet Potatoe to improve skin texture and reduces oily skin boil the sweet potato and mash it thoroughly. Once you’re done with the mashing, add a tablespoon of organic honey to it. Apply this mixture to your face and wash off after few minutes

Here are some Ingredients Required for Shakkarkandi tikkis/ Sweet Potato Cutlets :

2 sweet potatoes (shakarkandi) 

0.5 teaspoon ginger-green chilli paste

1/2 or 1 tablespoon arrowroot flour or water chestnut flour or buckwheat flour

Half teaspoon chaat masala

 0.2 teaspoon dry mango powder (amchur powder)

 0.5 teaspoon lemon juice

 0.5 teaspoon crushed roasted cumin or cumin powder

 0.2 teaspoon red chilli powder

 0.1 teaspoon garam masala powder

 rock salt (edible and food grade) (sendha namak) or black salt as required

 oil for frying

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Method to make Shakkarkandi tikkis/ Sweet Potato:

Rinse the sweet potatoes well in water.

You can roast this in over or use pressure cooker to make shakarkandi soft and easy to eat.

You can boil the same in an open pan too.

With a potato masher mash the sweet potatoes well.

Add all the ingredients except oil. mix well.

Shape into medium-sized tikkis or patties.

Pan-fry the tikkis with little oil to make it look brown.

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

Serve sweet potato tikki with a chutney.


  • To Improve Skin Texture.
  • Strengthens Immune System.
  • Increases Metabolism.
  • Provides with Vitamin D.
  • Rich In Iron.

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