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Sweet Potato Chickpea Kebabs

Sweet Potato Chickpea Kebabs

Sweet Potato Chickpea Kebab- flavored with pumpkin spice, ginger, and chili, these nutritious kebabs are just in time for fall! Crispy and golden brown with a fluffy interior, pair them with some naan, pickled onions and cucumber raita for the perfect meal!

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword vegan
Custom Category Appetizers, Snacks
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 123 kcal
Author Nidhi Bothra


  • 1 1/2 cup sweet potatoes , boiled and mashed
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas (garbanzo beans) , boiled, drained and mashed
  • 1/2 cup corn , boiled
  • 2 tbsp sattu flour (roasted chickpea flour)
  • 3 tbsp cilantro , finely chopped
  • 1 medium onions , finely chopped
  • 1 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp green chilies ,finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp ginger , minced
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice , to taste
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 tsp pumpkin spice powder , see notes to make it at home
  • 1 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • salt , to taste
  • ghee , or oil (vegan) for shallow frying


  • naan
  • cucumber raita
  • pickled onions
  • garlic chutney


  1. Mix together all the kebab ingredients until well combined.

  2. Form into your desired shape.

  3. Heat ghee (or oil) on a nonstick skillet and shallow fry your kebabs for 2-3 minutes per side until golden brown.

  4. Your Sweet Potato Chickpea Kebabs are ready! Serve with naan, cucumber raita, garlic chutney, and pickled onions. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • To make pumpkin spice, mix together 3 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 tsp ground ginger, 1 tsp cardamom powder, 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg, 1/2 tsp ground cloves. Store it in an air-tight container.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Chickpea Kebabs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 123 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 42mg2%
Potassium 356mg10%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 4926IU99%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.