Sweet Potato in Tomato Peanut Sauce

  • Title: Devanna, Sweet Potato in Tomato Peanut Sauce.
  • Author: Arvindus.
  • Publisher: Arvindus.
  • Copyright: Arvindus, 2023, all rights reserved.
  • Index: 202305161.
  • Edition: html, first edition.


This recipe goes well with plain rice.


The ingredients are fit for about two portions.

  • 1 Large sweet potato.
  • 1 Tomato.
  • 1 Spoon peanut butter.
  • ½ Cup water (or as needed).
  • 2 Spoons coconut oil, ghī or sesame oil.
  • 1 Teaspoon grated ginger.
  • ¼ Teaspoon cumin powder.
  • ½ Teaspoon tumeric powder.
  • ½ Teaspoon coriander powder.
  • 3 Teaspoons dried grated coconut (optional if coconut oil is used).
  • 2 Spoons chopped coriander leaves (optional).
  • ¾ Teaspoon salt.


  • Blend the tomatoes, the peanut butter and the water until smooth and cut the sweet potato.
  • Heat the coconut oil / ghī / sesame oil.
  • Add the ginger, bay leaf, cumin, tumeric and coriander and fry them for a few seconds.
  • Add the sweet potato and fry it for a few seconds.
  • Add the tomato, peanut butter and water blend (and grated coconut) and cook untill the sweet potato and sauce are done and the latter has thickened.
  • Put the heat low and add the salt (and coriander leaves) and stirr everything.