Sweet Potato Bebinca

Bebinca

Ingredients:

350gms Sweet potato

½ cup Sugar (ground to powder)

¼ cup Maida

2 large eggs

5 cardamom crushed

1 cup coconut milk (thick)

1 teaspoon ghee

Pinch of salt

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Optional Ingredients (used this as it’s a part of a mystery box challenge that I am working on):

3 Kashmiri chilies

1 small green mango

8 whole cashew seeds

20gms jaggery

2 large spinach leaves

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Pre-preparation:

1. Boil the Sweet potatoes then peel it.

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2. Mash the sweet potato as it’s warn and add sugar; keep mashing.

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3. Now add maida, eggs, cardamom and coconut milk and mix well.

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4. Pass the mixture through a sieve and set aside.

Optional Pre-preparation:

1. Grind jaggery and seedless chilies with 1 tablespoon warm water; remove and set aside.

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2. Grind Spinach and cashew with 1 tablespoon water and set aside.

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3. Grind the flesh of one small mango and set aside.

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4. Mix one cup of the sweet potato mixture to each bowl.

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Preparation:

1. Take a baking pan / loaf pan and grease it will ghee.

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2. Now pour the mixture with red chilies and cook on stove top for a while (4 min).

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3. Meanwhile pre-heat the oven.

4. Once you see it getting cooked on all side put the pan on the lower most rack in the oven and start the top heat.

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5. Let it bake for 5 minutes by now the top is cooked.

6. Remove and pour the second layer and bake for 5 more minutes.

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7. Now add the last layer and bake for 5 minutes.

8. After 5 minutes remove and apply little ghee (¼ teaspoon).

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9. Now switch of the top heat and start the bottom heat (Gas mark 4) and bake for 20 -22 minutes.

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10. Do a toothpick test if it’s still not baked then further bake it for 4 min or till completely cooked.

11. Now let it sit on a cooling rack for 4 hours and then demold the Bebinca.

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12. Cut as desired and serve.

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Bebinca

*** You could skip the optional ingredients and straight away bake after cooking it on a stove top for 5 minutes then bake for 35 minutes on bottom heat and finally bake for 5 minutes on top heat.

Enjoy life, it’s delicious.

 

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