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Sweet-Potato stuffed Poori

By: christy gerald of Dubai, AE

A sweet made with sweet potato stuffing

Filed in Desserts and Sweets

Serves 4 people

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An easy snack to try at home with boiled sweet potato.


  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 sweet potato-boiled,peeled and mashed
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 3 tbsp crushed Jaggery or sugar
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/2 cup refined oil for frying


  1. Mix mashed sweet potato,Jaggery,grated coconut and cardamom powder well and keep aside.
  2. To prepare poories,Mix together wheat flour,ghee and salt with enough water to make a stiff ,soft dough.Keep aside for 15 mins.
  3. Divide the dough into lemon-size balls. Roll it out into small poories.
  4. Spread 2 spoonful of the filling over one poori and cover it with another same size poori.Seal the edges together by pinching it.
  5. Heat oil in a fryin pan and deep-fry till golden brown on bothsides.
  6. Serve this tasty sweet potato-stuffed poories hot at teatime.

Latest Comments

By christy gerald on 1/5/2010 2:28:00 AM

Hi Sabeena!.Thank u so much for ur feedback and nice Tip.

By sabeena on 1/1/2010 1:56:00 PM

hi its a great recipe,i tried it.u can jus mix mashed sweet potatoes with puttu powder along with grated coconut,sugar,little salt and make roti or kozhukattai.

By christy gerald on 11/20/2009 7:13:00 AM

Hi Shamama,thank u so much for ur feedback.Take care!.Bye!!.

By shamama on 11/19/2009 2:29:00 AM

i would love to try this one for my family... nice one Christy

By christy gerald on 11/18/2009 9:24:00 AM

Rajeswari,I'm surprised to know that ur kitchen lessons started even b4 ur 6th time.U must be 10 or 11 at that time.

By rajeswari on 11/18/2009 7:49:00 AM

sorry grammatical mistake,started making well from 6th time

By rajeswari on 11/18/2009 4:14:00 AM

christy,i make kozhakattai,sugiyan,badusha(from 6th time i starting making well my younger sis makes badusha from 8th std itself,i feel its not easy but this one seemed new for me.i never tried any stuffing with sweet potato.we make one sweet on sivarathri with that.

By christy gerald on 11/18/2009 3:05:00 AM

Hi Rajeswari!,u can try Kozhukattai,Badhusha,Susiyam,Pozhi and Stuffed Paniyaram also (besides Somasi) with this sweet Potatao Stuffing stated here in this recipe.


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