Sweet potatoes known for its high dietary fibre with amassed health benefits have to be
compulsorily included often in your diet.
Not only the root even the leaves of the potato plant is beneficial to diabetic,heart,cancer
patients ,if taken raw as a juice ,or steamed .
Today’s subject is the potato made sweeter.Yes..! the recipe is for sweet potato meringue
Do try this awesome recipe and send in your comments!
For the base
(you can use pie crust or a base with digestive biscuits.Well,i made it with walnuts and digestive biscuits)
1 cup digestive biscuit crumbled
1/2 cup walnuts
2 tblsp butter
Crush all these together and press on a pie dish.
For the filling
2 cups boiled or steamed sweet potato (skin removed and slightly mashed)
100 gm butter (room temperature)
a pinch of salt
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk powder/1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 tsp.cinammon powder
1/2 tsp.nutmeg powder
2 tsp.vanilla essence
Blend all in a food processor or mixer till no lumps are seen.
Pour over the prepared base and bake in a moderate oven (180 degrees ) for 30 -35
For the meringue.
2 egg whites
1 tblsp sugar
a pinch of cream of tartar(1/2 tsp. lime juice or white vinegar may be substituted)
Beat egg whites to a stiff froth with cream of tartar .Fold in the sugar .Spread over the
baked filling ,and keep in a hot oven (200 degrees )for 10 minutes.
Open the door of the oven and allow to cool for 15-20 minutes .
Can be served plain or with any cream you prefer.