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Sakkaravalli Kizhangu Poriyal | Sweet Potato Stir Fry Indian Style

Sakkaravalli Kizhangu Poriyal or Sweet Potato Stir Fry Indian Style is a dry saute that can be enjoyed as a snack or served along with regular meals. Simple spices go into making this dry saute and it is a dish that is very quick and easy to make.
Course Main Dish - Dry Sautes
Cuisine Tamil Nadu
Keyword Easy Roast, Sweet Potato Fry
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Everyday Meal
By Diet Healthy Recipes
Dish Type Dry Side Dishes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Srivalli


  • 250 gms Sweet Potato / Sakkaravalli Kizhangu / Chilakada
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 sprig Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Onions finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • A Pinch Turmeric Powder
  • 3/4 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • A Pinch Asafoetida / Hing


How to make Sakkaravalli Kizhangu Poriyal | Sweet Potato Stir Fry Indian Style

  • Wash and pressure cook the sweet potatoes for a whistle. Let the pressure fall down.
  • Heat a nonstick pan with cooking oil, temper with mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal and hing.
  • Meanwhile, once the pressure falls down, peel the skin and cube into 1 inch pieces.
  • Next, add finely chopped onions, curry leaves and saute till the onions turn colour. Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
  • Add the cubed sweet potato to the pan and toss well.
  • Drizzle few more drops of cooking oil if required. Roast in low flame till the potatoes are well coated.
  • Serve hot as a side dish.
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