Curried Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe

Curried Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe

How To Make Curried Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet potato pancakes are warmly spiced with cayenne, ginger, cumin, and curry. This is a great savory alternative to your usual pancakes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1lbsweet potatoes,peeled
  • ½cupall purpose flour
  • 1tbsplight brown sugar
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspscant cayenne pepper
  • 2tspcurry powder
  • 1tspcumin
  • 1tspground ginger
  • 1tspsalt
  • 2scallions
  • 2largeeggs,beaten
  • 4tbspmilk
  • peanut oil,for frying
  • applesauce,optional for serving


  1. Coarsely grate sweet potatoes in a food processor. Set aside.

  2. Combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cayenne, curry powder, cumin, ginger, and salt in medium bowl and mix well. Add scallions, eggs, 4 tablespoons milk and sweet potatoes and stir to combine. Batter should be moist but not runny; if too stiff, add a tablespoon more milk at a time until consistency is right.

  3. Line a baking sheet with several paper towels and set next to stove. Heat ¼-inch of oil in large nonstick skillet until barely smoking.

  4. Drop heaping tablespoons in oil and flatten with back of spoon. Fry over medium-high heat several minutes on each side until golden.

  5. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately. Serve with applesauce if desired.


  • Calories: 60.01kcal
  • Fat: 1.47g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.39g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.59g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.36g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.97g
  • Fiber: 1.18g
  • Sugar: 2.02g
  • Protein: 1.86g
  • Cholesterol: 23.63mg
  • Sodium: 107.28mg
  • Calcium: 42.56mg
  • Potassium: 126.57mg
  • Iron: 0.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 214.33µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.07mg
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