| Main ingredient: Sweet Potato. |
In India and Pakistan, this sweet potato snack roasted over coals is common with street food vendors dusted with chaat masala and freshly squeezed lemon juice. I experienced this on a business trip to India. This is my home style Jamaican version. I substitute using local Valencia oranges instead of lemons and a homemade “masala” mix of sorts using dried spices and herbs.
- 2 large sweet potatoes, washed and scrubbed
- Masala (1/2 tsp each red chilli powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, dried mint, anise seed, black pepper, amchur powder, ground ginger)
- 1 tsp Sea salt
- 1 orange, cut in half
- Preheat oven to 400F and line a baking sheet with foil.
- Bake sweet potatoes until cooked through, roughly 40 minutes.
- Cool down until tolerable to touch, peel off skins, cut into chunks, place in a bowl.
- Sprinkle with spice mix and squeeze over orange juice.
- Grab toothpicks or forks and dig in!
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