Sweet Potato Dumplings – After School Snack

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Sweet potato dumpling is an easy and healthy after school snack made with sweet potatoes, coconut and sugar.

Cheeni kilangu urundai - sakaravalli kilanzhu kolukattai - purple potato sweet balls

Other names:

Cheeni kilangu urundai

Sakaravalli kilanzhu kolukatai.

Ingredients

Sweet potatoes – I have used the purple variety today.

Shredded coconut

Sugar (optional)

Method

Wash, boil / pressure cook and peel the sweet potatoes. If using pressure cooker, 2 whistles is enough.

Cheeni kilangu urundai - sakaravalli kilanzhu kolukattai - purple potato sweet balls

Mash using a fork

Cheeni kilangu urundai - sakaravalli kilanzhu kolukattai - purple potato sweet balls

Add fresh shredded coconut.

Cheeni kilangu urundai - sakaravalli kilanzhu kolukattai - purple potato sweet balls

Cheeni kilangu urundai - sakaravalli kilanzhu kolukattai - purple potato sweet balls

Add a little sugar if you have a sweet tooth.

When she ate this for the first time, my disappointed little one angrily declared that the name of sweet potatoes should be changed to ‘not-sweet-potatoes’ or ‘normal potatoes’ as they are not sweet (like sugar). She was upset that she got duped by the name. 😀

Cheeni kilangu urundai - sakaravalli kilanzhu kolukattai - purple potato sweet balls

You can eat it as such or make them into balls. This is highly perishable so consume it as soon as it is made.

Cheeni kilangu urundai - sakaravalli kilanzhu kolukattai - purple potato sweet balls

Cheeni kilangu urundai - sakaravalli kilanzhu kolukattai - purple potato sweet balls

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