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Sweet Potato Raita Recipe

Written by on March 25, 2022

This is easy-to-make and delicious raita prepared using sweet potatoes. Sweet potatoes or shakarkand are good sources of dietary fibre, vitamin A and potassium.


  • 2medium sized sweet potatoes boiled, peeled and chopped
  • ½cup curd/dahi
  • ½teaspoon sugar
  • salt to taste
  • small bunch of coriander leaves chopped

For the tempering

  • 1teaspoon oil
  • ¼teaspoon mustard seeds/rai
  • ¼teaspoon cumin seeds/jeera
  • a pinch of asafoetida/hing
  • 1slit green chilli


Steam cook 2 medium-sized sweet potatoes. Peel and roughly chop them into small pieces.

  1. In a wide bowl, combine curd, salt, sugar, chopped sweet potato and coriander leaves. Mix well and keep aside.
  2. In a small kadhai or tadka pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds. Once seeds crackle, add jeera, green chilli and hing. Switch off the flame.
  3. Immediately pour the prepared tempering on the curd-sweet potato mixture. Mix well.
  4. Raita is ready. Serve this yummy sweet potato raita as a side dish along with your lunch/dinner.


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