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Sweet Potato & Peanut Stir Fry

This Sweet Potato and Peanut Stir-Fry is like a flavor fiesta in a pan! Imagine the sizzle of cumin seeds hitting the hot oil, releasing that earthy aroma. The sweet potatoes join the party, getting all golden and crispy around the edges, while the green peas and boiled peanuts bring their own texture game. But it’s the seasoning that really takes this stir-fry to the next level. Red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, and a dash of garam masala dance together, infusing the veggies with warmth and spice. It’s like a symphony of flavors, each note hitting just the right spot.

And when it’s time for the finishing touches, a handful of fresh coriander leaves joins the mix, adding a burst of freshness and color. Drizzle a bit of lemon juice for that zesty kick, and you’ve got a dish that’s not just a feast for the taste buds but a celebration for the senses. Whether you pair it with rice, scoop it up with naan, or savor it just as it is, this stir-fry is a delicious journey through layers of flavor. Go ahead, take a bite, and let the party begin

Sweet Potato & Peanut Stir Fry

A symphony of sweet potatoes, peas, and aromatic spices dance in a cumin-kissed pan, harmonizing to create a vibrant and flavorful solo-serving stir fry, elevated with a splash of lemon and a sprinkle of fresh coriander.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword easy recipe, palya, peanut, peas, Quick Recipe, sabji, sabzi, Stir-fry, subzi, sweet potato, vegan recipe, vegetarian recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 medium-sized sweet potato peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup frozen green peas
  • 1/2 cup boiled peanuts
  • Splash of water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder adjust to your spice preference
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • Handful of fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice


  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add diced sweet potatoes and sauté until they start to brown.
  • Toss in frozen green peas and boiled peanuts. Splash a bit of water to help the veggies cook through without sticking to the pan.
  • Sprinkle salt, red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, and garam masala. Mix well to coat the veggies evenly.
  • Let the stir-fry cook until the sweet potatoes are tender but still have a bite to them.
  • Sprinkle fresh coriander leaves and drizzle lemon juice for a burst of freshness.
  • Give it a final stir and transfer to a serving dish. You can enjoy it as is or pair it with rice or your favorite bread.



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