Lahori Gajhar|Sweet Potato in Sugar syrup
Author: Alka
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 20 mins
Sweet potatoes cooked in sugary syrup !
  • 1 large (or 2 medium sized) sweet potatoes
  • Water for boiling
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 300-400 ml of water
  1. Thoroughly scrub and rinse well the sweet potato to make sure that its rid of all the dirt and grim.
  2. Boil in sufficient water till almost cooked.( I pressure cooked it whole, till the pressure of cooker was released just once.Switch off the gas immediately).
  3. In the meanwhile, cook the sugar along with water till it just dissolves.
  4. Now Cut the boiled sweet potatoes into 1- inch thick slices and add into boiling sugar syrup. Cook on medium flame till the syrup is thick and the flesh of sweet potatoes appear juicy and translucent.
  5. Serve warm.
Once boiled, or cut, do not keep the sweet potatoes exposed to air or else these will start to oxidize and turn black.Always let them soaked in water or syrup till consumption. Always boil these with skin intact.But make sure to thoroughly scrub the skin of Sweet potatoes clean. Peel the skin only just before actually eating it ( This means, serves these with skin intact, soaked in syrup )
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