Sweet Potato Puli Kulambu Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthy++Cuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Sweet potatoes450 Gram (2 Large, Plantains, Yams, / Brinjals Can Also Be Used)
 Tamarind ball1 Large (Size Of An Orange)
 Chilli powder2 Teaspoon
 Turmeric1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Water1 Liter
For tempering
 Oil15 Milliliter
 Mustard seeds1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 640 Calories from Fat 163

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.6%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 743.1 mg31%

Total Carbohydrates 113 g37.7%

Dietary Fiber 20.4 g81.6%

Sugars 27.3 g

Protein 11 g22.4%

Vitamin A 1336.1% Vitamin C 46.5%

Calcium 22.5% Iron 30.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Soak tamarind in a cup of warm water.
2. Squeeze out the pulp.
3. Peel sweet potatoes, cut into cubes and put into the tamarind pulp.
4. Add chopped onion, chilli powder, turmeric, salt and water. Boil down to half its volume.
5. Heat oil. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
6. When they crackle, pour over the curry. Mix well.