Sweet Potato is a large, starchy sweet root which is packed with fibre and nutrition. It can be boiled, baked, steamed or fried. Absolutely a filling food item, sweet potato helps weight loss as they are rich in fibre. They are a good source of Vit B, Vit C, Iron and anti-oxidants like beta-carotene and help reduce body inflammation. The best thing being it has natural sugar so those who have a sweet tooth and yet wish to lose weight can use it as a snack item.
I remember when we used to wait to go to local markets where at the corners a vendor used to bake Shakarkandi using coals and serve it with chatpata Masala and Nimbu (Lemon). Those were the days… Isn’t the childhood a huge bundle of joy and tiny mistakes that we laugh at now? The best part is to live that childhood again with your own child and learn in that process that how much your parents loved you and what all they sacrificed for bringing a smile to your face. This post is dedicated to those parents who made it a point to take their children to local markets specially for the chatpata street food and walking through those streets buying cheap but popular stuff along…
Coming back from the memory lane to the soup, the recipe is quick and simple. I have used fresh sweet potato, amla, beetroot and carrots. Both are sweet in taste and the perfect choice for the kids. I have avoided the use of Garlic, onions as it affects the natural flavour of this soup. Anybody prefers using these, feel free to add a Tadka of Onion Garlic to the ready soup.
Waiting for you to share your experience with me. Happy Cooking!!
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