Seasoned Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Seasoned Sweet Potatoes


  • 3 cups peeled, cubed and steamed sweet potato
  • 2 Tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. black mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp. urad dal
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions


  1. Peel sweet potatoes and cut into small cubes. Steam until sweet potatoes are tender. (You can also microwave the sweet potatoes with 3 Tbsp. water for 3-5 minutes.)Set aside.
  2. Add oil to a skillet and heat over medium heat. When oil is hot, but not smoking, add mustard seeds, and urad dal. Heat until mustard seeds pop and urad dal turns golden.
  3. Add onion and garlic and cook for a minute. Mix steamed sweet potatoes gently with ingredients in the skillet.
  4. Add cayenne, ground cumin, and salt. Gently stir potatoes with seasonings. Garnish with green onions.

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