Sweet Potatoes Klepons | How to make Sweet Potatoes Klepons

By Antara Navin  |  21st Jun 2016  |  
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About Sweet Potatoes Klepons Recipe

Klepons is an Indonesian street food, a boiled rice cake, stuffed with palm sugar mixture and rolled in grated coconut. My recipe is a fusion of klepon and ranga alur pithe. Ranga Alur pithe is a Bengali sweet made with sweet potatoes, rice flour, jaggery and coconut and coated with sugar syrup. Here in this recipe, the cooking technique is that of the traditional klepon ( the balls are cooked in boiling water and then coated with grated coconut) but the filling mixture and dough is that of ranga alur pithe(filling made from sweet condensed milk , coconut, jaggery and sugar and the dough made from flour and mashed potatoes ). Though traditionally rice flour is used for making these delicacies, I have used all purpose flour or maida to make the sweet potatoes klepons since it turned out much easier and efficient to work with. Hope you enjoy it too.

Sweet Potatoes Klepons is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Sweet Potatoes Klepons in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 18 minutes to cook. The Sweet Potatoes Klepons by Antara Navin has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Sweet Potatoes Klepons at home without any difficulty. Sweet Potatoes Klepons is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Sweet Potatoes Klepons would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Sweet Potatoes Klepons this weekend. Share your Sweet Potatoes Klepons cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Antara Navin for inputs. In case you have any queries for Sweet Potatoes Klepons you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Antara Navin. You can also rate the Sweet Potatoes Klepons and give feedback.

Sweet Potatoes Klepons

Ingredients to make Sweet Potatoes Klepons

  • 2-3 medium size sweet potatoes
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour( adjust as per the dough requirement)
  • For filling :
  • 1/2 cups sweet fat free or full fat condensed milk
  • 1/2 cups powdered jaggery
  • 1 cup shredded coconuts
  • For dusting klepons :
  • 1 cup grated coconut( adjust as required )

How to make Sweet Potatoes Klepons

  1. Steam the sweet potatoes until they are soft. Cool until they can be handled. Grate or mash them and measure one cup. Keep it aside.
  2. Prepare the filling. Combine coconut, condensed milk, and jaggery in a pan or wok and heat on medium low heat until all the moisture has evaporated , the mixture is thickened and lightly browned. Keep it aside and let it cool.
  3. Add enough flour with mashed potatoes so that it is firm enough to take a shape. Divide the dough into 8 equal balls. Flour your hands.
  4. Take a dough ball and shape it into a round. Fill the rounds with generous amount of coconut jaggery mixture, bring the edges together, seal the edges and roll it into a ball. Repeat this for the rest of the dough balls.
  5. Dip the balls into a pot of boiling water and cook the klepons until they float. Remove the klepons with a slotted spoon and dust it with grated coconut.
  6. Serve it immediately or store in an air tight container.

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