Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe

Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe is a sinful dessert made with grated sweet potato and semolina that is simmered with coconut milk and kesar. You can also make it for festivals.

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Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe
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Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe is a must try sweet delicacy made with sweet potato and semolina. The sweet is simmered in coconut milk and flavored with saffron strands. The kheer is luscious to be had after nice meal on a Sunday evening. Adding sweet potato is also another way to eat something healthy and not worry about extra calories.

Serve the Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe after a Lucknowi Murg Biryani (Awadhi Chicken Biryani) with Raita for a Sunday lunch. 

If you are looking for more Kheer Recipe, here are some:

  1. Carrot Badam Kheer Recipe 
  2. Badam Kheer Recipe
  3. Semiya Payasam/Kheer Recipe

Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 1 Sweet Potato , skin removed and grated
  • 1 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 2 tablespoon Sugar , or jaggery
  • 2 tablespoon Sooji (Semolina/ Rava)
  • 10 Saffron strands
  • 10 Cashew nuts , for garnish

How to make Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe

  1. To begin making the Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe, grind the coconut and cardamom in a mixer with water, try to extract as much as coconut milk from the pulp.

  2. Once you squeeze out all the coconut milk from the pulp, add it to a sauce pan with grated sweet potato, milk, sugar, saffron strands and bring it to a boil.

  3. You can a pinch of salt to just balance out the sweetness. Once the kheer thickens, you can add the semolina and keep stirring until the semolina boils.

  4. Switch off the heat, and serve it in a bowl with some chopped cashew nuts.

  5. Serve the Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe after a Lucknowi Murg Biryani (Awadhi Chicken Biryani) with Raita for a Sunday lunch.