Moroccan Sweet Potato and Raisin Salad

Moroccan Sweet Potato and Raisin Salad

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Salad

Type: Moroccan

Key Ingredients:

This deliciously sweet and flavourful hot salad is an absolute delight


  • Medium sweet potatoes, boiled, peeled and cut into medium cubes 2
  • Raisins (kishmish), soaked in water ½ cup
  • Butter 2 tbsps
  • Oil ½ tsp
  • Honey 3 tbsps
  • Cinnamon (dalchini) powder ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Saffron a few strands
  • Fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped 3 tbsps
  • White sesame seeds (safed til), toasted 1 tbsp


  • Heat butter and oil in a non-stick pan till the butter melts. Add honey and mix till the mixture starts bubbling. Add 1 cup of water and mix.
  • Add cinnamon powder, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook on high heat for 10 minutes or till the mixture turns into a brown, thick and sticky sauce.
  • Add sweet potato cubes and mix till the sauce coats all the cubes.
  • Add 1 tbsp water to saffron and mix. Drain the raisins and add both saffron and raisins to the sweet potato mixture. Mix well. Add coriander leaves and white sesame seeds and mix gently.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.