Sweet Potato Kheer for Festivals

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 litre - milk
  • 1 - medium sweet potato
  • 1/3 cup - sugar
  • 1/4 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp - fine vermicelli
  • 1 tsp - ghee
  • 1 tsp - raisins
  • 1 tsp - almonds, slivered thinly
  • 1 tsp - pistachios, slivered thinly

How to Make Sweet Potato Kheer for Festivals

  • Pressure cook sweet potato for 3-4 whistles till tender.
  • The skin will come off easily now, so peel neatly.
  • Chop into tiny pieces, or grate coarsely.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy pan, add vermicelli, stir-fry till light golden.
  • Drain with a slotted spoon, keep aside.
  • Add hot milk, bring to a boil stirring occasionally.
  • Simmer for 7-8 minutes.
  • Add cooled sweet potato, cardamom powder, sugar.
  • Stir to dissolve sugar completely.
  • Add all other ingredients, simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Serve hot.
  • Always add the potatoes just few minutes before serving.
  • Re-heat prepared kheer to a boil. Add potato, resume boil, then serve.