Recipe – Sweet Potato Halwa / Sweet Potato Pudding / Shakarkandi Sheera

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Serves: 2


  • Sweet potato: 1 large
  • Water: as required
  • Ghee (clarified butter): 1 tablespoon
  • Milk: 1 tablespoon
  • saffron: a few strands
  • Cardamom powder: 1/4 teaspoon
  • Roasted cashew and almonds: 1 tablespoon
  • Pistachios: a few
  • Raisins: 8-10


  • Cut 1 large sweet potato into 4-5 portions. Boil it in water until cooked. Peel and mash it.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter) in a pan.
  • Roast the mashed potato until golden brown.
  • Add 1 tablespoon milk, ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and garnish with roasted cashew, roasted almonds, raisins and pistachios.
  • Serve.



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