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Sweet Potato Chaat

Sweet Potato Chaat recipe

Posted on: January 23, 2020 by Kiryako Sharikas

This Healthy Eats recipe is brought to you by Nama restaurant in Richmond, VA.

Chaat = Deliciousness. It is an Indian cuisine staple and is prepared all throughout the country. This vegetarian dish is great as a snack or as a full meal.

Health Benefits:

This dish’s main ingredient, sweet potato, has many nutritional benefits. You’ll find sweet potatoes to be packed full of potassium, fiber, and it’s a great source of Vitamin C.

By incorporating avocados, you’re helping to increase your vitamin K and Folate levels as well as adding healthy fats to your diet. Folate is very important during the lifecycles of growth, like pregnancy and adolescents. Learn more at Medicalnewstoday.com.


Ingredients

  • 1 Large Sweet Potato
  • 1/2 an Avacado ( Peeled and Cut)
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat Masala (Buy pre-made or make yourself )
  • 1 teaspoon of Lemon Juice
  • 1.5 teaspoons of Tamarind Chutney (Buy pre-made or make yourself)
  • 1 tablespoon of Mint Chutney (Buy pre-made or make yourself)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of Pomegranate Seeds
  • 2 teaspoons of Chiffonade Mint and Cilantro
  • 2 long sticks of Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of Pumpkin Seeds

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 F
  2. Prick the sweet potatoes all over and roast them in a preheated oven by turning them a couple of times while roasting.  When cool, peel and cut them into chunks.
  3. Peel and cut avocadoes into chunks.
  4. Put the sweet potatoes on a serving plate.  Sprinkle the chaat masala
  5. Squeeze the lemon juice over the dish.
  6. Add the tamarind chutney, then the mint chutney.
  7. Garnish with avocado chunks, pumpkin seeds, and pomegranate seeds.
  8. Top it with a chiffonade of mint and cilantro and ginger sticks.
  9. Enjoy!

Learn more healthy recipes and nutritional facts at our Healthy Eats section.