Sweet Potato Halwa

Recipe Categories: Festival Recipes, Indian, Kids Recipe

An authentic recipe famous in Tamilnadu made duing the Maha Shivarathri as a Prasadham for Lord Shiva. It’s also a healthy dish and the kids will love it.

Sweet Potato Halwa


  • Sweet potato [L] – 1 no
  • Grated Jaggery – ½ cup / to taste
  • Cardamom powder – 1 pinch
  • Grated coconut – ¼ cup
  • Ghee – 1 tsp
Serves – 3 persons

Preparation Time – 25 to 30 min


  • Cook the sweet potato in the pressure cooker up to 3 whistle. Release the pressure carefully. Take it out , Peel the skin and roughly mash it.
Making of Sweet Potato Halwa
  • Heat the Kadai and add the grated Jaggery and add little water and let it melt. Once melted, take it out and stain the impurities.
Making of Sweet Potato Halwa
Making of Sweet Potato Halwa
  • Add the Jaggery water back in the Kadai and bring it into boil. Add the mashed Potato, grated Coconut, Cardamom powder and Ghee. Mix it well. Let it cook until thick mashed up consistency and switch off the flame.
Making of Sweet Potato Halwa
Making of Sweet Potato Halwa
  • Serve it as Entrée/desert/snack. Enjoy the yummy taste.

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