I am cooking Thai dishes for the Oceanic Cuisine theme . Yesterday it was a cucumber salad , for today I have Sweet Potato Cakes . These are just like our Tikkis and they make a perfect evening snack .

The Tikkis have a very pleasing flavor , they are spicy , tangy , salty and slightly sweet . You can say typical Thai flavors . I served them with Sweet and Sour dip . The dip is sweet and tangy, the recipe for it shall follow soon..For now it is these Sweet Potato Cakes.

Sweet Potato Cakes ( Mun Thod )

 

Ingredients

250 gms sweet potato
125 gms potatoes
1 tbsp coriander leaves
25 gms toasted coconut
1 tsp soya sauce
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp all purpose flour
3 cloves garlic
2-3 green chilli
25 gms sesame seeds
Salt and pepper to taste

 

Method

Boil the sweet potatoes and potatoes .
Peel and mash them.
Heat a tsp oil and fry garlic and green chilly , add to the mashed potatoes.
Add chopped coriander, toasted coconut , soy sauce, lemon juice , salt and pepper .
With lightly floured hands , form the mixture into small balls .
Flatten these and roll in sesame seeds, make sure the seeds stick well .
Shallow fry till light and golden .

Mun Thod / Thai Sweet Potato Cakes

A very pleasing Thai sweet potato cake with sweet, salty, spicy and tangy flavors.
Course Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 250 gms sweet potato boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 125 gms potatoes boiled, peeled mashed
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 25 gms toasted coconut
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2-3 green chilly
  • 25 gms sesame seeds
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Boil the sweet potatoes and potatoes .
  • Peel and mash them.
  • Heat a tsp oil and fry garlic and green chilly , add to the mashed potatoes.
  • Add chopped coriander, toasted coconut , soya sauce, lemon juice , salt and pepper .
  • With lightly floured hands , form the mixture into small balls .
  • Flatten these and roll in sesame seeds, make sure the seeds stick well .
  • Shallow fry till light and golden .

9 thoughts on “Mun Thod / Thai Sweet Potato Cakes”

  1. I love making savoury dishes with sweet potatoes. These mun thod look so yummy and similar to sweet potato patties. Must have tasted good with the dipping sauce.

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