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Sweet Potato Aloo Tikki

Ingredients
  

  • 3 medium sweet potatoes 500g
  • 3 cms ginger grated
  • 2 cloves garlic grated
  • 1-2 chillies finely chopped
  • 12 stems fresh coriander chopped
  • 1/2 cup soya granules optional
  • 1 tbsp gram flour
  • 1 1/2 - 2 tsp salt according to taste
  • 2 tbsp whole coriander seeds coarsely crushed
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp amchur/mango powder or 1 tbsp of lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder/flakes optional
  • Oil for greasing

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat oven at 200C and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper (I also brushed it with a little oil).
  • Place the potatoes inside a microwave safe bag and tie a knot. Pierce a hole with your finger and cook in a microwave for approximately 12 minutes. (The exact time may vary depending on your microwave and size of potatoes so cook until you can easily place a knife through them). You can also boil until tender.
  • Allow to cool, then peel the skin off (you can easily peel with your fingers) and cut into rough chunks. Place in a bowl.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl. Using your hand, combine all of the ingredients ┬átogether until they are well mix and incorporated. Taste for salt/chilli and adjust accordingly.
  • Now, very lightly grease your hands with a very small amount of oil. Now get a walnut size amount of the sweet potato mixture. Roll into a ball and press down slightly so a patty forms. The width should be about 3-4" wide. Place on the baking tray and repeat with the remaining mixture.
  • If you find the mixture is difficult to roll into a smooth patty, you can add a little more gram flour to help with binding.
  • Bake for 10 minutes then turn over and cook for a remaining 10 minutes. Enjoy!