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Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe for Babies, Toddlers and Kids

Sweet potato Kheer - Easy and yummy kheer made with sweet potatoes, nuts and milk.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • Sweet potato - 1 medium sized
  • Milk - 2.5 cups
  • Dates - 10 or Brown sugar/palm sugar - ¼ cup
  • Cardamom - 1
  • Almonds - 5
  • Ghee - 2 tsp
  • Cashews - 5
  • Raisins - 1 tbsp


  • Keep all the ingredients ready. Rinse the sweet potato well and peel the skin off. Cut them into cubes, pressure cook it for a whistle with a cup of water for 2-3 whistles in medium flame. Open the cooker once pressure released.
  • Soak dates and almonds for 10 minutes in warm water and peel the skin of almonds. Set aside. Mash the pressure cooked sweet potatoes well with a fork and keep it ready.
  • In a mixer grind soaked dates & peeled badams together to a slightly coarse paste by adding little water. Set aside.
  • In a saucepan, take required amount of milk and add mashed sweet potatoes. Also add crushed cardamom and mix well. Then add dates almonds paste too. Now cook everything in a low flame for 10 to 12 minutes or until the kheer becomes thick. Stir it occasionally while cooking in order to prevent the bottom from burning.
  • In the meantime, ghee fry the cashews&raisins and keep it ready. Once everything comes together and when the kheer consistency is reached, add ghee fried cashews & raisins. Mix well and switch off the flame once done.


Serving: 3g