Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun

4 from 1 vote

Misti aloor pantua is one of my favorite dish. It is a gulab jamun type dish made out of boiled and mashed sweet potato.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Served AsDinner, Lunch, Snacks
Recipe Taste Sweet
Servings 4


  • 1 sweet potato big, boiled and mashed
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp semolina suji
  • 2 tbsp Sugar powdered
  • 2 cup Sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk powder
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp whole milk approx.
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp kewra water
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  • In a small pan add whole milk and butter, cook until come to a boiling point. In a bowl take 2 tbsp milk powder and 1 tbsp of powdered sugar and warm whole milk mixture to make a soft dough, stirring with a spoon.
  • In another bowl add mashed sweet potato, semolina, all purpose flour and 1 tbsp of sugar, mix it very well. Keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • In a big pan add 2 cups of sugar and 2 cups of water. Boil until sugar dissolves. Add cardamom powder and kewra water. Then switch of the flame and keep it on gas stove to keep sugar syrup warm.
  • In a deep frying pan heat vegetable oil.
  • From mixture of mashed potato make small balls then press with your hands on the middle of the ball to make a cavity. Put one mawa ball on it. Then cover it up and make a ball again.
  • Deep fry potato balls in heated oil, until light brown. Drain it in a paper towel then dip it in sugar syrup.
  • Dip it in sugar syrup for 3 - 4 hours then serve. Sweet and delicious Pantua (potato sweets) is ready to serve.

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 524 kcal | Carbohydrates: 123 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 4 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0.1 g | Cholesterol: 12 mg | Sodium: 70 mg | Potassium: 263 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 110 g | Vitamin A: 8144 IU | Vitamin C: 2 mg | Calcium: 60 mg | Iron: 1 mg

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Usashi Mandal
Usashi Mandal

Myself a homemaker. A busy mom and passionate about cooking

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