Vegan Sweet Potato Fudge using Instant Pot

Hello Foodies,
           Sweet potatoes are a nutritious and delicious root vegetable, which can be Eat during

traditional Indian fasts like Navratri, Shivratri, Janmashtami, and many more. Sweet Potatoes adds a natural sweetness and an amazingly creamy texture along with that they also add some fiber, protein, and nutrients. They are creamy and soft to be an ingredient in several pie recipes. Now it's Navratri festival season is, it is the perfect time to use sweet potatoes to make some festival fasting treats! Its naturally gluten free and vegan.
              I have used jaggery for sweetness, and it is super easy to make, requiring just 3 main ingredients and dry fruits for garnishing. And, it's naturally, gluten-free and dairy-free too.


Preparation Time: 10 Minutes; Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.

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Ingredients :

  1. Sweet potatoes 2 (300 g)
  2. Jaggery ½ cup, grated (Brown Sugar)
  3. Coconut oil 1 tbsp
  4. Dry fruits for garnishing

Instructions :

  1. To Cook Sweet Potatoes using Instant Pot :
    1. Turn on instant pot and add a cup of water.
    2. Place trivet and on the trivet place sliced sweet potatoes.
    3. Close the lid with the vent on sealing position.
    4. Turn on manual mode and cook it for 9 minutes(high pressure) and followed by NPR.
  2. To Make Sweet Potatoes Fudge :
    1. Peel steamed sweet potatoes and mash them with a fork.
    2. Now, add coconut oil and jaggery into the mashed sweet potatoes and mix all very well.
    3. Meanwhile, grease the plate or pan with
      coconut oil and transfer the prepared mixture
    4. into a plate, top with few chopped almonds and press slightly.
    5. Now, allow to set into a fridge for 30 minutes and after 30 minutes cut into square pieces. 
  3. Voila, delightful sweet potato fudge is ready to serve. Enjoy!!!

My Take :

  1. You may pressure cooker sweet potatoes on manual mode too.
  2. You may add ghee/butter instead of coconut oil.

Dietary Comment:

Based on a 2000 calorie diet. It makes 21 servings.
Per serving contains 35 calories, along with carbohydrates - 7.14 g, dietary fibers - 0.76 g, fats - 0.68 g, proteins - 0.52 g.

Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes:

  1. Sweet potatoes are a rich source of fiber as well as minerals including iron, calcium, manganese, and zinc.
  2. Sweet potatoes are a natural source of beta-carotene and Vitamin A.
  3. Vitamin A is essential in helping the body fight off infections, and remain resistant to any further infections.
  4. They are a good source of B vitamins and vitamin C.
  5. Sweet potatoes are high in an antioxidant.
  6. They have a moderately low glycemic index that aids in the regulation of blood glucose levels.
  7. Sweet potatoes possess antimicrobial activities, which can be used in the prevention and treatment of bacterial infections.

Good Time to Eat:
          It's good to eat dahi vada for breakfast, lunch and evening snack.

Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy!!!

2 comments:

  1. For storing, can we leave it on counter top in an air tight container or do we need to refrigerate? How many days they stay good?

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    1. Refrigerate it in airtight container. It will remain good for 4-5 days

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