Sweet Potato pudding is a traditional dessert that uses simple ingredients but takes expertise to get an authentic homemade flavour. This is one of the tuber vegetables. So it is allowed during the Hindu fasting or vrat. So this kheer can be consumed during the vrat.

  • Prep Time- 10 minutes
  • Cook Time- 20 minutes
  • Total Time- 30 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon Ghee 
  • 10 Almonds chopped 
  • 10 Cashew nuts chopped
  • 1 cup Sweet potatoes, grated
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 4 tablespoons Sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon Green cardamom seeds powder


  1. Wash the sweet potato, Peel the skin and grate.
  2. Keep the grated sweet potato into the bowl of cold water.
  3. Heat the ghee in a pan and add chopped almonds and cashews.
  4. Saute with stirring constantly until nuts become lightly golden.
  5. Now in the ghee, add the grated sweet potato. Make sure to drain the water before adding it into the ghee. Saute for 5 min.
  6. Now add milk and boil untill milk is thickened.
  7. Milk is thickened. When you take a ladleful of it and pour it back. You will notice that milk and sweet potato stay separated.
  8. Add sugar and cook for 5 minutes.
  9. Add saffron and cardamom powde. When you take ladleful and pour it back, you will see both will fall together, no more separation.
  10. Now kheer is ready to serve.