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sweet potato cutlet | sweet potato recipe | sweet potato tikki

The delicious sweet potato cutlet is easy to prepare just combine boiled and mashed sweet potato and all the ingredients mix well, shape as cutlet and finally, fry the cutlets. Serve the yummy sweet potato recipe with tomato ketchup.

Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword sweet potato cutlet, sweet potato kabab, sweet potato recipe, sweet potato tikki
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2


Ingredients for sweet potato cutlet:

  • Boiled and mashed sweet potato -1 cup
  • Gram flour (besan) – 2 spoons
  • Rice flour – 3 spoons
  • Chopped green chilli – 1
  • Onions – 1cup
  • Oil – for shallow fry (4-6 spoons)
  • Salt – as required(2 spoons)

Spice powders:

  • Garam masala powder – 1 spoon
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 spoon
  • Red chilli powder – 1 spoon


Procedure for sweet potato cutlet:

Preparing cutlet:

  1. Take a bowl to add boiled, peeled and mashed sweet potato.

  2. Make sure the mashed potato does not contain water.

  3. Add onions, coriander leaves, rice flour and chopped green chilli. 

  4. Add salt, red chilli powder, besan (gram flour) and garam masala powder.   

  5.  Mix well all the ingredients to form a dough.

  6.  Take a lemon sized sweet potato dough.

  7. Make a smooth ball cutlet of medium thickness.

  8.  Make sure that there are no cracks 

  9. Repeat the same process for the rest of the dough.

Shallow fry the cutlets:

  1. Heat oil in a shallow pan, Add oil for each batch of cutlet. 

  2.  Always fry the cutlets in low to medium heat. 

  3. Fry on both sides until they turn to golden brown 

  4. Sweet potato cutlet is ready to serve.

  5. Serve hot with tomato ketchup or green chutney and a cup of hot tea. 

Recipe Notes

Roast the besan for a rich taste. This is optional.

While shaping cutlet make sure that there are no cracks.

Always fry the cutlets in low to medium heat.