How to Make Sweet Potato and Sweet Corn Salad

Updated on January 12, 2018
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Sweet Potato and Sweet Corn Salad

This Nutrient-Rich Salad Can be an After-School Snack

Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A. They are also a good source of vitamin C, manganese, copper, dietary fiber, vitamin B 6, and phosphorous. Due to their mild sweetness and soft texture, many people like them.

Sweet corn is known for its dietary fiber and antioxidants. It is a popular veggie due to its mild sweetness and crunchiness.

This sweet potato and sweet corn salad is a delightful snack that can also be consumed as a starter dish. I made this awesome snack for two people in about 20 minutes.

Here I share the recipe with you.

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Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 20 min
Yields: Serves two people

Ingredients

  • 1 big cup sweet corn kernels, fresh or frozen, I used fresh
  • 1 small cup sweet potato, peeled, diced, and immersed in water
  • 1 tsp butter or olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/6 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt, or as per taste
  • 1 tsp fresh green coriander, finely chopped, for garnishing

Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Sweet Potato and Sweet Corn Salad

  1. Heat 1/2 tea spoon butter in a deep bottomed pan. Add diced sweet potatoes. Saute them for two minutes.
  2. Add some salt and a little water. Mix well. Cover the pan. Keep the heat very low. Cook for about 4 minutes or till they are soft. By now, the mix would have become dry.
  3. Add red chili powder. Mix well. Transfer it to a bowl.
  4. In the same pan, Add remaining butter. Throw in sweet corn kernels. Stir cook adding very little water for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add salt and pepper powder. Mix well. Stir till the mix becomes dry. Turn off the heat.
  6. Take two serving plates. Put sweet corn equally into the bowls. Top it with half portion of sweet potatoes for each bowl. Garnish both the bowls with finely chopped fresh coriander leaves.
  7. Your favorite sweet potato and sweet corn salad is ready! Enjoy eating this sweet, crunchy, and delightful snack.

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Step one: Keep ready the ingredients.Step two: Saute sweet potato dices in 1/2 tsp butter or olive oil for two minutes.Step three: Add some water and boil it for about four minutes.Step four: Add salt and red chili powder. Mix well. By this time, the mix becomes almost dry. Turn off the heat. Transfer it to a bowl.Cooked spicy potatoesStep five: Saute corn kernels in remaining butter for 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle a few drops of water if needed.Step six: Add salt and pepper powder. Mix well. Turn off the heat.Buttered sweet cornStep seven: Add this corn equally into two bowls. Top them each with half portion of cooked spicy potatoes. Garnish it with finely chopped green coriander leaves.Enjoy eating this delightful snack!
Step one: Keep ready the ingredients.
Step one: Keep ready the ingredients.
Step two: Saute sweet potato dices in 1/2 tsp butter or olive oil for two minutes.
Step two: Saute sweet potato dices in 1/2 tsp butter or olive oil for two minutes.
Step three: Add some water and boil it for about four minutes.
Step three: Add some water and boil it for about four minutes.
Step four: Add salt and red chili powder. Mix well. By this time, the mix becomes almost dry. Turn off the heat. Transfer it to a bowl.
Step four: Add salt and red chili powder. Mix well. By this time, the mix becomes almost dry. Turn off the heat. Transfer it to a bowl.
Cooked spicy potatoes
Cooked spicy potatoes
Step five: Saute corn kernels in remaining butter for 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle a few drops of water if needed.
Step five: Saute corn kernels in remaining butter for 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle a few drops of water if needed.
Step six: Add salt and pepper powder. Mix well. Turn off the heat.
Step six: Add salt and pepper powder. Mix well. Turn off the heat.
Buttered sweet corn
Buttered sweet corn
Step seven: Add this corn equally into two bowls. Top them each with half portion of cooked spicy potatoes. Garnish it with finely chopped green coriander leaves.
Step seven: Add this corn equally into two bowls. Top them each with half portion of cooked spicy potatoes. Garnish it with finely chopped green coriander leaves.
Enjoy eating this delightful snack!
Enjoy eating this delightful snack!

Nutritional Information of Sweet Potato and Sweet Corn Salad

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 212
Calories from Fat27
% Daily Value *
Fat 3 g5%
Saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 22 g7%
Sugar 1 g
Fiber 3 g12%
Protein 6 g12%
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 54 mg2%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Questions & Answers

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    • ShailaSheshadri profile imageAUTHOR

      ShailaSheshadri 

      6 months ago from Bengaluru

      Thanks Mary. You guessed right. It is a filling and delicious salad. Try it.

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      Mary Wickison 

      6 months ago from Brazil

      I would never have thought of combining those two together. I imagine they work well together. Sweet potatoes are often in the stores here and currently cost less than the ordinary white potatoes.

      Thanks for the idea.

    • ShailaSheshadri profile imageAUTHOR

      ShailaSheshadri 

      6 months ago from Bengaluru

      Thanks. You are right. It is a bit filling. It is delicious too.

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      I.W. McFarlane 

      6 months ago from Philadelphia

      This looks delicious and filling. Thanks for sharing this idea.

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