Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Posted by VJ on Wednesday, March 06, 2013 No comments

How to make tasty and healthy Baked Sweet Potato Fries 

Sweet Potatoes (also known as yams) are a nutritious alternative to regular or common potatoes. They are high in fiber and rich in vitamin C, beta carotene, B-complex and iron. Try substituting these baked sweet potato fries with your sandwich or soup instead of potato chips or regular French fries. It can also be taken as a yummy afternoon snacks which is healthy too.

Preperation Time
5 minutes

Baking Time
20 minutes

Simple Recipes Ingredients for Baked Sweet Potato Fries
  • Sweet Potato
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Citric Acid – powdered (options: lime/lemon juice or dry mango powder (amchur))
  • Red Chili Powder
  • Chaat Masala
  • Garam Masala

Simple Recipes Cooking Method : How to make tasty and healthy Baked Sweet Potato Fries 
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Wash, peel and cut Sweet Potatoes to desired size and shape. Avoid cutting very thin slices.
  3. Drizzle just enough Olive Oil to coated the potatoes well.
  4. Sprinkle a little Salt (careful: you will be using more later) and toss well.
  5. Line a baking sheet with foil and arrange potatoes in a single layer.
  6. Place baking sheet on the middle rack of the oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Toss the fries. Move baking sheet to the top rack of the oven and broil on high for 5 minutes (or until fries golden brown).
  8. Remove from oven and transfer into a bowl.
  9. While the fries are still hot, add Citric Acid, Red Chili Powder, Garam Masala and Chaat Masala.
  10. Toss to coat spices evenly.

Its now ready to serve with Chutney or Tomtao Ketchup.


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