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Sweet Potato Peanut Stir Fry

Sweet Potato Peanut Stir Fry

Sweet Potato Peanut Stir Fry — with bright flavors and coming together in just 15 minutes, this is the easiest Navaratri recipe to spice up your lunches! The sweetness from the sweet potato paired with all the spices is just the simple afternoon meal you’re craving!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword fasting
Custom Category Fasting Recipes, Indian Main Course, Lunch, Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 217 kcal
Author Nidhi Bothra


  • 3 cups sweet potatoes , peeled and grated through the large holes of a grater
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts , coarsely crushed
  • 2 tbsp ghee , or oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 2 green chilies , finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp cilantro , finely chopped
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • salt , to taste


  1. Heat ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds and curry leaves and let them splutter. 

  2. Add green chilies, grated sweet potatoes, and salt, and saute for a minute. Then cover and cook on medium flame while stirring occasionally for 8-10 minutes or until the potatoes are done.

  3. Then add crushed peanuts, cilantro. lime juice and all the spices. Mix everything well, and your Sweet Potato Peanut Stir Fry is ready!

  4. Serve it with some yogurt or green chutney, and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Peanut Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 217 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 171mg7%
Potassium 427mg12%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 14252IU285%
Vitamin C 46mg56%
Calcium 56mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.