Friday, April 30, 2010

Honey Glazed Soetpatats - South African Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato is much healthier and full of Nutrients packed one than an Ordinary Potato. An Ordinary Potato is high in sugar content which quickly released and used by the body it is not good for diabetic. Here in South Africa, Soetpatats ( Sweet potatoes) is traditional starter they make in different ways like mashed sweet potatoes, glazed, Stewed and Baked. In South India, we also do the same but in different version of having it, mash the cooked sweet potato mix it with little bit of ghee and sugar. Only the ingredients and cooking method is different from place to place, this Soetpatats are often eaten very popular sweeter dish can be roasted or baked.



Ingredients:

1.Sweet potato - 1 medium in size (250 gms)
2.Margerine - 1 tbsp
3.Brown Sugar - 1 tbsp
4.Honey - 2 tbsp
5.Cinnamon powder - a big pinch
6.Salt to cook the sweet potatoes





Preparation:

1.Cook the sweet potato into a pot  and over with hot boiling water and required amount of salt.
2.Bring to boil and simmer until it turns soft n tender.
3.Drain it well and keep it aside to cool.
4.Heat a Non-stick pan in medium flame, melt the margerine, brown sugar, honey and add a cinnamon powder together.
5.Put the fire in medium flame and leave it to melt till it turns thick syrup. Now cut the cooked sweet potato into thick blocks and put it into the pan.
6.Close the pan with the lid for 5 mts, then only the syrup will incorporate to the potato blocks.
7.Pre-heat the oven to 350deg F and foil the baking tray, Place the glazed sweet potato blocks in the tray and pour the syrup on top of each blocks.
8.Bake it for 10-15 mts, now the Honey Glazed Sweet Potato is ready to serve hot.
9.We both tasted this yummy Glazed Sweet Potato with our yesterday's dinner. Sure kids will love it very much.


I am Passing this Honey Glazed Sweet Potatoes to AWED - Africa hosted by PJ and to Divya's AWED menu and to Meetha's - Monthly Mingle - South Africa.



53 comments:

  1. Woww this honey glazed potatoes looks tremendous Sathya, appadiye antha plate'a intha pakkama anupi vidunga..pasikuthu paathathume:)..

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  2. Honey glazed sweet potato ,sounds interesting.

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  3. good one, sathya! it is great how you try out all these wonderful south african dishes...they look so interesting.

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  4. perfectly coated. love the color. I want some right now. looks very tempting.

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  5. sounds interesting...new to me....looks so goood!

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  6. nice one :) never heard abt this sweet potato. but i like to eat spicy foods more :)

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  7. Wow! These sweet potatoes are really cute and delicious!

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  8. Simple & tasty one sathya, i have not heard of these but surely would taste yum using those nice ingredients...

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  9. This is wonderful buddy. You've managed to cook a successful grand dish.

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  10. a new tasty way of eating sweet pototoes.. loved it.. thanks for sharing dear!

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  11. These sweet potatoes look seriously delicious! They are my favorite veggie and must be mind-blowing with this honey glaze!

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  12. Delicious sweet potatoes...
    Will soon give a try dear :-)

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  13. oh those potatoes look delicious!

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  14. what a delicious honey glazed potatoes dear love the light yellow color.nice dessert.
    thanks dear for introducing the sa dishes...
    how r u sathya ..have a nice weekend..

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  15. Hi sathya, it's good on ur part to introduce such tempting dishes from S. Africa and u made it to such perfection.

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  16. Wat a fantastic dish, very catchy and colourful..

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  17. Delicious..Scrumptious...wow Sathya...they look soo good...we are drooling here..great clicks too..

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  18. This is a new recipe Sathya!! Am sure it will be a hit with kids..

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  19. Very nice and yummy glazed sweet potatoes.My mother makes them with ghee and sugar in it.Cinnamon and honey are a new addition to me.

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  20. sakkaraiku sakkaraiya :) Looks very eye catchy and tempting...How do you manage to collect so many new recipes? Very good :)

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  21. thats a new way of having sweet potatoes. Nice recipe

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  22. Sathya,

    Nice dish, even though it is really sweet.

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  23. I love sweet potatoes. This looks really delicious. I have to try this. Thanks for sharing.

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  24. great recipe..the honey glaze looks lovely

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  25. Honey glazed soetpatats looks really delicious, Sathya..Thanks for sharing!!

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  26. New dish to me ..looks grt...........happy weekend dear....

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  27. i love so much sweet potatoes thanks Pierre de Paris

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  28. Wow, delicious recipe. A new recipe of sweet potato :)

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  29. Wow the potatoes look so tempting Sathya...nice honey glazed color....looks great dear :) Happy weekend!

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  30. Thats a new recipe 4 me...Thanks 4 sharing !!

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  31. Uhhhh...this is yumm! I loved it...;)

    Happy Weekend dearie!

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  32. Sathya
    good recipe. It looks quite juicy too.

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  33. i love eating sweet potatoes and yams; this sounds like a delicious recipe. i make a similar one with yams but i just directly cut and roast them with a bit of brown sugar. cinnamon would give it a great touch!

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  34. looks great. loved the honey and sweet potato combination. kutties ithai kandaa vidamaattaanga

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  35. Drool worthy and delicious ..love to try..

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  37. ஆஹா...வித்தியசமாக இருக்கின்றதே...அருமையான குறீப்பு..கண்டிப்பாக செய்துவிடுகிறேன்..படங்கள் அருமை..பார்க்கும் பொழுதே சாப்பிட் தோனுது...

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  38. Wow, very tempting one, honey glazed, count me in:)

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  39. Nice..sounds like a dessert more than a starter. Good one!

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  40. very nice one... Meeta of Whatsforlunchhoney is also having an event for S. African cuisine...

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  41. Sounds new.Looks so yummm!!

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  42. Thanks for all ur valuable comments on my recipe.

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  43. Ohh wow sounds delcious.. galzing looks so perfect.

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  44. Honey coated sweet potato !! sounds very interesting!!! Looks delicious...

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  45. I absolutely love sweet potatoes/yams in any form. You have just given me another wonderful way to prepare them. Thank you for sharing :)
    My blog celebrated Africa Day with a collection of recipes from across the continent. I would love your thoughts. http://www.caseyangelova.com/2010/05/lets-celebrate-africa-day-2010.html

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